Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

Released! – The Ruport Book

I just received a notification email that the Ruport Book 1.0.0 has been released and is available on Lulu as "The Ruport Book". I’m working on a project that needs to process various items and present them in xml and html. I spent several hours with the beta version of the book this last weekend [...]

Collecting Senders from Gmail Using POP3

Over the years, we’ve had a lot of people submit jokes for LOL. Since we’ve recently upgraded the site to allow user submissions, we thought it would be nice to let them know they can now add their own jokes (Truth be told, we were slow adding them). I’m not going to go into great detail, [...]

Ruby consolidation in the Eclipse World

Apparently I’ve been a little out of touch. I’ve been happily using RDT with Eclipse and hadn’t needed to change. While catching up on some reading, I ran across this press release "Aptana to Merge RadRails and RDT into its Ajax-focused IDE". Aptana bills itself as “the leading Interactive Development Environment (IDE) for Web 2.0 and [...]