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Entries from April 2007

Following the No-S diet

April 28th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Leo of Zen Habits has written a very interesting post about diet hacks. Most of these are very good, but my problem with many of the tips is that I really, really enjoy eating, and I really enjoy good food, much of which is not really the best for a diet. I like the [...]

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Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer’s Guide – Online version of the Ruby “Pickaxe” book (tags: ruby programming books documentation reference)

8 Easy to Follow Ruby Presentations – Possibly interesting Ruby-related presentations. (tags: ruby rubyonrails presentations slides @readlater tutorial programming)

PowerBook G4: Keycap Replacement – I have learned that baby fingers fit quite nicely in the gaps between and under laptop keys, and babies quite enjoy popping keys out. Fortunately, Apple has this nice illustrated document on how to replace keys. (tags: apple howto keyboard keys tutorial)

Fancy Pull-Quotes plugin

April 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Are pull-quotes useful? I don’t know, but they sure look good. I just installed and enabled the Fancy Pull Quotes plugin, just to try it out. Are pull-quotes useful? I don’t knowMaybe I’ll start using it to improve the appearance of my posts, or just to be silly.
Update: looking at the original version of [...]

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Gentoo ebuild for Thinking Rock 2.0gamma

April 18th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Version 2.0-gamma of Thinking Rock has been [released for Linux]( I have written an ebuild for it, you can find it here:

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Ruby Cheatsheet v.1 – A Ruby language cheatsheet (tags: ruby programming reference cheatsheet documentation)
Ruby Inside: Ruby blog with daily tips, news, code and fun – Interesting and useful Ruby-related blog (tags: ruby programming rubyonrails blog reference tips tricks)
Build a Wiki System with Rails – A tutorial on building a Wiki using Ruby on Rails (tags: rubyonrails tutorial howto @readlater ruby programming) (0)

TR2.0 gamma also works on Linux

April 12th, 2007 · No Comments

The latest [release]( of
ThinkingRock has been officially made only for Mac, but I copied the
application directory to my Linux machine, ran the
shell script, and it seems to work fine!

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Associations in Ruby on Rails – A description of the association keywords between tables in Ruby on Rails (tags: rubyonrails ruby associations reference) (0)

Ooooh, shiny: Thinking Rock 2.0

April 12th, 2007 · 27 Comments

I have been using Thinking Rock for a while to manage my GTD process, and I really like it. Today, after a long wait, version 2.0gamma has finally been released, at least for the Mac. So as soon as I got home, I downloaded and started playing with it. Here is my initial set of [...]

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