The Rails Sessions.

Experience of the first two sessions attended at the YOW conference!

YOW 2010 @ Melbourne

First impressions of my first ever YOW conference.

“tinyint(3)” is not a “boolean” ! Its really really not!

Apparently all declarations of `tinyint` in MySQLAdapter in Rails are treated as booleans, not just `tinyint(1)`

I set off on a journey to the house of Ops!

My first day of pretending to be a deployment monkey!

Somethings simply require background!

Feynman explaining to a layman that it is hard to explain to a layman

Migrations

Liquibase migrations are nice except for one thing.

How things should be explained!

This is why I like Schneier and this is how things should be explained

My honourable year!

Once upon a time, when I was a student, I had decided to do honours after finishing my degree! Choices ranged from doing something cool in networking to doing something cool in something else. Suffice to say, inspiration was not forthcoming willingly. It was the age of delusions really! All my preconceptions about how easy …

Language module management and ARRGHHHHH

Why are module managers in languages still making me build stuff???