Tag: Rails

OSS licensing

There are so many different license models out there in the open-source community. I don’t know what all the fuss is about… I hate legal stuff, just ship it and ask for permissions later! Nevertheless I have a license for my open source projects on github as well and it’s just there to say FU […]

Bringing Usergroups on Ruby

I am one of the “organizers”:http://hamburg.onruby.de/#wishes of the local “Ruby Usergroup in Hamburg”:http://hamburg.onruby.de/ for over two years now. We meet on a regular basis, every second wednesday each month. Some times we meet in a bar to grab some beers, some times we have full fledged community events with sponsors and high quality talks. All […]

Improved ASIN documentation

Beeing sick sucks, but on the other hand there is a lot of spare time… So, while sitting on my couch, I created a new resource for documentation of my pet project the “asin gem”:https://github.com/phoet/asin/, which you can “find on heroku”:https://github.com/phoet/asin_web: If you have any additions or questions feel free to “fork the project”:https://github.com/phoet/asin_web or […]

Heroku Cedar Background Jobs for free!

I’m using Heroku mostly for playing around with latest technology and hosting free apps. Since Heroku “changed their pricing model”:http://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/reading-invoice due to the introduction of “the new process model”:http://blog.nofail.de/2011/06/migrating-an-existing-app-to-heroku-celadon-cedar-stack/ some of my apps changed from free to paid, especially those that had some background jobs or nightly crons (I really did not get, why this […]

Migrating an existing App to Heroku Celadon Cedar Stack

It’s currently not possible to do an automated migration from or to the “Heroku Celadon Cedar Stack”:http://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/cedar which “started in May”:http://blog.heroku.com/archives/2011/5/31/celadon_cedar/. The only help that you get from Heroku is this: Migrating From Bamboo to Cedar Before migrating to Bamboo, you should make sure your app runs on Ruby 1.9.2. If your app is not […]