Posts in January 2012

Uploading with Rails 3.1,...

Uploading with Rails 3.1, CarrierWave, MediaInfo, Single Table Inheritance and Polymorphism

Starting a new Ruby on Rails project I decided to try out the much talked about CarrierWave gem. It makes uploading easy and keeps uploader config separated from your models. Clean! I decided to write this little tutorial as to how to get CarrierWave working... [+]

DarthFader: A jQuery Carousel Plugin with Force

Working with a fair few jQuery image sliders I started to get frustrated with the quirks and rules of some of them. Requiring a paragraph tag to simply add in a caption, only order lists supported, not my cup of tea. So for a new... [+]

Plex & Trakt: A Scrobbling Love Story

I love my AppleTV2. Not because you can purchase movies and TV shows online, wait a heap of time for them to buffer, then watch them disappear from your library the next day. Nope. But because the little black box can be jailbroken and turned... [+]