Ruby on Rails month.ago considered harmful
Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November.
All the rest have thirty-one,
Excepting February alone,
Which hath twenty-eight days clear
And twenty-nine in each leap year.
This unusual piece of graffiti has been on a wall in Amerika-mura, downtown Osaka, for years, but it’s the first time I’ve got around to photographing it:
Another new country
I go away for a few days, and Europe sprouts yet another new country!
DRb and NSDistributedNotificationCenter in RubyCocoa
I’m writing an OS X GUI test runner for Ruby. It’s coming along nicely, and I’ll have something to show fairly soon. In the meantime, I’m going to share some things I discovered in the process of writing it.
Bringing people together
Up the road from my office, there’s a café. The sign on the front says ‘Arlington’ and, in smaller letters underneath, ‘bringing people together’.
The weather in the south of England generally comes in two kinds: grey, and sunny. Contrary to received wisdom, it doesn’t actually rain that much; in fact, it rains so little that a water shortage is a frequent problem.