Ember.js (RC1) - Binding the Action Helper

Published on Saturday, March 16th, 2013 in Javascript with 0 Comments

A plain and simple example of how to bind handlebar actions to views or controller methods.

Ember.js (RC1) - Getting an Instance of Controllers and Views

Published on Thursday, March 14th, 2013 in Javascript with 0 Comments

Getting an actual instance of an ember.js object can be a little tricky. Here is a quick and easy method of accessing an instance of a controller or view object within Ember.js

Unit Testing Paperclip

Published on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 in Ruby on Rails with 0 Comments

Just a quick post that explains how to handle unit tests for Paperclip uploads.

Rails 3.1 Application Wide Variables

Published on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 in Ruby on Rails with 2 Comments

A common task I've had while building Rails applications is to have some type of application wide object where I can easily store configuration variables.

Link to File with Extension in Rails 3

Published on Sunday, April 10th, 2011 in Ruby on Rails with 0 Comments

A quick tip and code example that explains how to link to a file using the Rails 3 router. Helpful when using a controller to serve files.

Multiple File Uploads with Paperclip & Rails 3 (Screencast)

Published on Monday, February 7th, 2011 in Ruby on Rails with 18 Comments

This all new screencast walks through the process of getting Rails 3 setup with Paperclip from scratch.

MAMP with SSL (https)

Published on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 in Server Stuff with 6 Comments

It took me a few hours to figure out how to get SSL working with MAMP (non-pro version), but I finally got it. Feel free to take a look at the settings I used to get HTTPS up and running on my local development environment.

Where It All Started...

Published on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 in Geek Culture with 0 Comments

Here it is, the original email sent way back in 1991 announcing the alpha release of "the internet." A very interesting read indeed.

Now Running on Rails 3.0.3

Published on Monday, November 22nd, 2010 in Ruby on Rails with 1 Comment

While it's finally happened. I've deployed my first production Rails 3 application. This website is now running on Rails 3.0.3.

Cliffy Comes to Work

Published on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 in Images with 1 Comment

Nothing serious today, just a funny image of my dog at work. He comes in to Plank Design with me everyday and spends his time relaxing and sleeping. On this particular day, he got himself into a really funny position.