Simple SVN editing over SSH in Textmate
For forcing read-only in Rails - when using slave databases
Looks a bit like Basecamp, but includes source control views
Recommendations on how to scale (Rais) apps from tiny to large
Windsor’s packed with toffs waiting for non-existant taxis to Cartier. They’re getting rather eggy. Bless.
Great way for homeworkers to separate home life from work life: Walk around the block and then leave your shoes on; take them off at the end of the day
Find songs used in UK adverts
Plug-in to Firebug that recommends steps to provide performance improvements
“The next great frontier in web page design has to be bottom of the page”
DHH’s position is that you can use the name to refer to the brand, but not in a way that suggests an official santioning.
For when I need to set up my next Mac
Lying in a hot tub drinking champagne and eating handmade chocolates. It’s a hard life.
With CF optimisations. Suitable for MySQL 4.1+
Back when I used to blog in my last company…
Try to avoid confirmations - always allow an undo.
My conclusion from this: apps should ask for a full name and then what you’d like to be called if possible.
Hasn’t @flatpackedworld got enough gadgets? Can one have too many?
Woo. Despite what the muppet in the Orange shop said, I can have an upgrade. New K810i arriving Tuesday.
Dogs in office + women = zero productivity. Even my headphones can’t drown out the giggling.
Hide Mac background - useful for presentations etc.
RDP client that’s faster than MS’s Mac one.
Trac-like Subversion-integrating system using Rails. Used by Joyent
Framework that sits on top of Asterisk and provides Ruby meta language, database integration, etc.
An angry young man who swears beautifully. I approve.
What really matters to developers
HTTP accelerator/caching alternative to Squid
All form variables are logged in production log by default. Don’t forget to filter it if taking credit card numbers, etc.
Petrol unbelievably expensive in Britain; US cheap despite total consumption
How FB adapted their boxed software to be a hosted app: hired sysadmin, two datacentres, database-managed DNS, database synced LA to/from NY
Micro CMS plugin for Rails
Help manage agile software projects. Free for up to five users
Just in case I ever need to create an iPhone app
How much will it cost to use S3, EC2 and/or SQS
It’s fine to use sIFR or text hiding
Use this to make slugs
Makes so much more sense to me - I hate switching between models and migration files. Can this please be a plugin or in the core and not just Hobo?
Bicubic for making something smaller; bilinear for enlarging
Settling down for an afternoon of the British Grand Prix and the Wimbledon Men’s Final.
List all the selectors in your CSS that aren’t used by any of your HTML.
Do keep up @flatpackedworld. Even my Mum’s a pro at Wii Tennis…
Listening to Alex squeal at photos of bunnies
Control iTunes on a remote Mac. Growl notifications too.
iPhone simulator for Macs
Useful arguments for doing this at work
Comparing expeirences of Wufoo, Blinksale, Feedburner and Regonline - support, maintenance, revenue, seasonality
Interesting ideas regarding food and private space