How to fix the implicit functions error Clang is throwing in the latest version of Xcode tools when installing ruby gems that need to build native extensions.
Ruby 2.7 has just been released (Dec 25) as the tradition is. That’s the last minor version before 3.0 which is going to be released on Dec 25, 2020. In one year. Here are a few new features that caught my eye. Array intersection There are a couple of set methods you can use with … Continue reading Ruby 2.7
Year progress: ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░ 91% This week was quite busy and productive. We discovered a bug in Supportress, and started investigating it. I continued implementing payments. We had a great discussion with Ilias on how our existing models match what the payments tutorial suggests. It turned out we already had a model that corresponds to the … Continue reading 2019-W48
This is a story many have shared. It is typical. You can get it by asking how one got involved with computers. Most will say, they started playing games. Then something happened and they wanted to see how things worked under the hood. Then they got hooked. The story is the same. What changes is … Continue reading Introducing Sector Five II
I always wanted to land a job with 37signals. Wait? What does this have to do with GitHub? Bear with me. This may be a long post. They recently changed their name to Basecamp. They stopped developing other products, and focused on Basecamp. A project management and team communication tool. They extracted Rails from Basecamp … Continue reading Farewell GitHub, welcome HeavyMelon
In a previous post I mentioned that I started maintaining a set of helper Ruby classes for working with barcodes. I have changed the structure of the project to make it a gem and I have published it on GemCutter.
In my day job, I work a lot with barcodes. We develop Windows Mobile software for devices with barcode readers. From time to time, I need to do file manipulation chores. That is: colleagues give me text files that contain barcodes and ask me to transform these.
This is Hello World in Ruby: