Archive: 2005-08-03

  • How to break YAML in Ruby

    YAML is a simple markup language that has made it into Ruby’s standard library. It’s quite nice, and easy to edit for simple data structures.

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  • Kitty gets assimilated

    Just for fun and general subversiveness, here’s my parody of cloyingly-sweet Japanese graphic icon Hello Kitty as a Borg (the villainous cyborg baddies in Star Trek:TNG).

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  • Decoding HTML entities in Ruby

    I needed to decode HTML entities in Ruby this morning. Surprisingly, I couldn’t find an obvious way to do it in the existing libraries, although it must be a fairly common requirement.

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