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Debugging Rails with the Komodo OS X 3.5 Beta

By , October 7, 2005

Now that we've shipped a beta for Komodo 3.5 (still only on Mac OS X, other platforms to come), we're being asked how to debug Rails applications with it. Here's how. A Note on Speed So far I've only worked...

Now that we've shipped a beta for Komodo 3.5 (still only on Mac OS X, other platforms to come), we're being asked how to debug Rails applications with it. Here's how.

Speaker at ApacheCon 2005 US!

By , October 7, 2005

After a long wait, it's finally official. Some of my talks have been accepted by the ApacheCon planning comitee. I guess the relentless bribing has finally paid off (kidding, no really, ...) So, come December 10-14, I am going to...

After a long wait, it's finally official. Some of my talks have been accepted by the ApacheCon planning comitee. I guess the relentless bribing has finally paid off (kidding, no really, ...)

So, come December 10-14, I am going to be in San-Diego, and hopefully will have my slides all nice and ready by now...

Web 2.0

By David Ascher, September 21, 2005

Two quick web 2.0 notes: 1) ActiveState is proud to host the first meeting of the "first web 2.0 user's group", tomorrow (Thursday Sep 22), at our headquarters (well, our only offices, really). The inimitable Roland Tanglao will be presenting....

Two quick web 2.0 notes:

1) ActiveState is proud to host the first meeting of the "first web 2.0 user's group", tomorrow (Thursday Sep 22), at our headquarters (well, our only offices, really).  The inimitable Roland Tanglao will be presenting.

Rails Debugging Now Working in Komodo

By , August 24, 2005

Once I added support for multi-threaded debugging for Ruby programs in Komodo, Rails debugging followed. No configuration necessary here. Load at least two files -- the Webrick server in the /script directory, and a controller you want to break in....

Once I added support for multi-threaded debugging for Ruby programs in Komodo, Rails debugging followed.

And then there was coffee

By , August 18, 2005

I just received a strange looking package at my desk today. It contains 1lbs of Starbucks's "Coupage del Sol" coffee. Not such a long time ago, a network engineer at Starbucks had trouble with our PPM server and I quickly...

I just received a strange looking package at my desk today. It contains 1lbs of Starbucks's "Coupage del Sol" coffee.

OSCon 2005 - Day 2

By , August 9, 2005

Getting up, I was quite excited to be heading to Learning AJAX, by Alex Russell. I had only recently started building a little project using AJAX, and I was quite curious to be exposed to all the nasty details I...

Getting up, I was quite excited to be heading to Learning AJAX, by Alex Russell. I had only recently started building a little project using AJAX, and I was quite curious to be exposed to all the nasty details I had avoided so far.

Taking questions for the Firefox Platform Panel

By David Ascher, August 3, 2005

This Thursday, I'll be leading a panel at OSCON 2005 on the future of Firefox as a platform.

Talk: Firefox Extensions, OSCON 2005

By Shane Caraveo, August 3, 2005

So today is the day for my OSCON talk. I'm providing my slides and some code for xpistubs (original work at xpistubs.mozdev.org). Download firefoxextensions.pdf Download xpistubs.tar.gz

So today is the day for my OSCON talk.  I'm providing my slides and some code for xpistubs (original work at xpistubs.mozdev.org).

OSCon 2005 - Day 1

By , August 2, 2005

Monday was a day with 2 great tutorials to go to. Getting up at 7am after having checked into my hotel around 2am was slightly annoying, but, hey, this is OSCon! Sleep deprivation is part of the deal ;-) Registration...

Monday was a day with 2 great tutorials to go to. Getting up at 7am after having checked into my hotel around 2am was slightly annoying, but, hey, this is OSCon! Sleep deprivation is part of the deal ;-)

Registration went smoothly and thank god, there is a Starbucks at the Convention Center, so I was able to charge up on caffeine early.

Mozilla OS X Magic

By Shane Caraveo, July 29, 2005

In porting Komodo to OS X I've been discovering lots of little hidden things that mozilla does, so I figure I'll let the world know about a few of them here. One example is the toolbar button in the OS...

In porting Komodo to OS X I've been discovering lots of little hidden things that mozilla does, so I figure I'll let the world know about a few of them here. 

One example is the toolbar button in the OS X application bar.  This hides the toolbar area, and sometimes other areas, in OS X applications.