Topics in ‘rails’

troubleshooting rails

So, I had been tracking down a phantom. My error messages didn’t make sense. Everything FastCGI-related seemed to be in tippy top shape. When I launched Webrick instead of trying to run Typo through Apache, I got the weirdest thing ever: Instead of an error, I got a page that simply said: BRB

fastcgi berzerking

You may have noticed that Slash7 has been down for a few days. Well, the downtime was (I thought) precipitated by too much load on the server, thanks to my Rails apps. I was notified by my friend, who lets me share his server, that he had to kill my FastCGI processes and shut me […]

Slash7 Road Map

I have some things up my sleeve for this site. I love blogging about Rails, but I find myself itching to post other things as well. On the other hand, sometimes it bugs me when people who are allegedly blogging on a given topic diverge into the yellow wood. I expect Rails updates, dammit—what’s this […]

Really Getting Started in Rails

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