Month: December 2009

Background Processes with Ruby

Learn how to spawn background processes using Ruby and the Process class. Here we discuss the difference between ‘wait’ and ‘detach’. Download 68.4 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 24 MB

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Writing CSS with LESS – Part 2

In this screencast we’ll cover using variables, mixins and operations with LESS while building the header for the our Flitter front end. In this screencast we’ll cover using variables, mixins and operations with LESS while building the header for the Flitter front end. Download 89.1 Download (iphone & ipod) 50.4

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Writing CSS with LESS – Part 1

In this screencast we’ll cover the basics of setting up a LESS file to compile into CSS as we provide an HTML front end to Flitter, a Ruby on Rails Twitter clone. Download 55.1 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 30 MB

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Bash Command Line Editing

Tim Harper (tim.theenchanter.com) presents a 13 minute tour of some of his favorite bash features that he uses on a daily basis. The font size is tiny, so be sure to watch it in full screen. Download 44 Download (iphone & ipod) 48

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Introduction to MongoDB – Part III, MongoMapper & Rails

This is the third and final episode on introduction to MongDB. In this screencast, we demonstrate MongoMapper and how to use it in a Rails app. Download 21.8 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 9.5 MB

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jQuery Masonry

In this screencast we’ll cover aligning floated elements on an HTML page using jQuery, the jQuery Masonry plugin and CSS. Download 83 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 55 MB

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