Re: Would like some hints on best ways to search for camping questions.

2013-11-10 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Tim I maintain (periodically) a little Camping app with the links I've collected over the years. They may be helpful: http://ruby-camping-links.1.ai/ Also, the maling ist archive on RubyForge is searchable: http://www.mail-archive.com/camping-list@rubyforge.org/ DaveE Thanks. I

'Ruby Camping links' now live again

2013-08-08 Thread Dave Everitt
Good morning Campers! My little Camping app with all the Camping links I collected over the years is now updated and live again at: http://ruby-camping-links.1.ai/ This is my own handy collection so not a definitive list, but if anyone wants to submit additions/changes they can either

Re: Just Saying Hello

2013-02-03 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Brett just a note to say welcome to the small-but-creatively-formed Camping community! And to point out that this is not a high-traffic list, so replies (and issue fixes) may sometimes be quick, sometimes slower :-) Thanks for your contributions - hoping some will get merged/

Re: Need advice on Models

2012-09-06 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Cj I don't think anyone answered your question, so here's a quick reply. Since you said I'm not sure I understand what models do I presume you're a beginner, so this states what may already be obvious! I'm still a noob at heart too. You don't really need a models module to do what

Re: camping programming competition ?

2012-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
definitely +1 for this! Although I'm guessing my workload is similar to many others on this list (and my skills are *never* likely to reach the Ruby ninja stage), so a long deadline, and/or a bit of promotion on other Ruby sites/lists to ensure there are enough entries? Interaction can

Re: _why documentary

2012-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
I am a little curious what Judofyr looks like - though probably best not to break the mystery lol ditto. But yes, it might... - D___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/camping-list

Re: _why documentary

2012-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Kevin I contributed the amazing and world-changing sum of one single spelling correction to Camping's source. But _why opened up programming for me at a time when Apple's Hypercard (my second language after Logo...) was being starved and I was surrounded by alpha geeks with maths

Re: _why documentary

2012-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
BTW FYI I also saw this interview with Annie Lowrey of the NY Times who has - apparently (I haven't seen it) written an article (as have many others) on _why: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nrBK7AGUPo Hi all, I'm producing a short documentary on Why The Lucky Stiff which will be shown

Re: _why documentary

2012-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
Well, we'll have to take your word for it... I am a little curious what Judofyr looks like - though probably best not to break the mystery :P He's the most handsome son of a bitch I've ever layed eyes on. ___ Camping-list mailing list

Re: updates regarding hosting/easy deployment

2012-08-13 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi David just a quick reply, because I've been off the Camping case for various reasons (work, health), but still following... this is great news! An 'alternative to Heroku' is pretty ambitious, but since many (most?) people don't need anything like the full array of Heroku features (or

Re: Camping release?

2012-06-11 Thread Dave Everitt
) I'd love to see a Camping 2.2 included :-) DaveE Hey, On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 04:55:25PM +0100, Dave Everitt wrote: just checking if you got a response yet - what's the approximate deadline date? I think I have another week, maybe two. I notice that Camping 2.0 is in Squeeze: http

Re: Camping + Couch DB

2012-06-11 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Daniel Good to know the state of ShyCouch and CouchCamping - partly because I'm collecting Camping links and checking their current state: http://dave.camping.sh I'd like to add any Camping apps you're working on to the above, if they're public. Dave Hi David, Unfortunately, both

Re: Camping release?

2012-05-30 Thread Dave Everitt
... Dave Everitt Hey all, The new Debian release is freezing soon (about 2 weeks) and I would really like it to include Camping 2.2 with Mab 0.0.2. Given that Markaby isn't actually distributable, I have recently uploaded Camping 2.1.498 with a Git snapshot of Mab to test some transitions

Re: setting up the SQLite database

2012-05-21 Thread Dave Everitt
Thanks Nokan, Dave, Philippe for your replies, it's good to get a measure of standard practice even for things as simple as this. There just remains no. 4 (from a question by Isak Andersson http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.ruby.camping.general/1751) for which I'd like an opinion,

setting up the SQLite database

2012-05-15 Thread Dave Everitt
I know this isn't Python, but I'd like to get a view on the 'one obvious' way to set up an SQLite (or other) database and its location per-app. I've got a bit lost with the Camping 2 changes and various code snippets I have kicking around. 1. is it best to set up the DB

Re: Camping 1 click deployment is live! 1.ai - alpha users welcome !

2012-05-09 Thread Dave Everitt
View Source link for open web apps and demos. I just added a link to the github repo on my links app, but if you have a snippet to display an app's code in formatted and syntax- coloured style... The idea is to get people to learn and use camping and deploy it / see their app live

Re: Camping 1 click deployment is live! 1.ai - alpha users welcome !

2012-05-09 Thread Dave Everitt
So if my SQLite db file is also in my repo and the path to it is in my app, sounds like the whole lot will transfer fine - DaveE It should :) If you want to test it I will be grateful. marking web design classes this week(!), so when I take a break I'll try it out with the blog app after

Re: Camping 1 click deployment is live! 1.ai - alpha users welcome !

2012-05-08 Thread Dave Everitt
So if my SQLite db file is also in my repo and the path to it is in my app, sounds like the whole lot will transfer fine - DaveE -If you have an sqlite database in your github repository it should work just fine. If it works for you locally it should work fine on http://1.ai after the

Re: Camping 1 click deployment is live! 1.ai - alpha users welcome !

2012-05-06 Thread Dave Everitt
no time to try this today, but - as an existing user :-) this is a brilliant service, nice work! - DaveE Hello Campers! I am happy to announce that the camping 1 click deployment is now available at http://1.ai The platform has been coded with camping (with some help from bash for the

mab advice

2012-05-04 Thread Dave Everitt
I have a simple helper function containing this to spit out a list of links from a hash: ... links.each_pair do |label, link| li { a label, :href = link } end ... my hash elements are (obviously): 'Link label' = 'http-link', I'd now like to add a 'strong' tag around some of the text

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-03 Thread Dave Everitt
Perhaps this rich seam of knowledge could be captured in a little Camping app: 'a guide to software licenses' :-) On Wed, May 02, 2012 at 10:35:45AM -0700, Trevor Johns wrote: MIT is marginally simpler to read and is unambiguous, since there's only one version. For this reason, it's my

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-03 Thread Dave Everitt
I'll second that. I remember Ballmer's Linux is a cancer... and gave an overview of the origins and rationale to students in a (shame - the only Powerpoint) presentation I still use: http://www.slideshare.net/cubexplorer/opensource-5479951 - DaveE thank you Mr. Stallman. Thank you Mr.

definitive markaby

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
I'm compiling Camping links... please can someone refresh my memory: how does this: https://github.com/igravious/markaby relate to this: https://github.com/camping/mab ? DaveE ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org

Re: definitive markaby

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
becoming incompatible with an update to it's dependancy Builder. — Jenna On Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at 10:15 PM, Dave Everitt wrote: I'm compiling Camping links... please can someone refresh my memory: how does this: https://github.com/igravious/markaby relate to this: https://github.com/camping

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
You could read Stallman's CopyLeft idea http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/ to prevent unscrupulous individual from turning your code into a profitable product (I think) - DaveE This is very helpful! I don't really mind though. Maybe public domain is best. I'm not a big believer in copyright. —

Re: definitive markaby

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
Thanks Anthony - understood! - DaveE I made those changes to Markaby to be able to use it with HTML5. I couldn't be bothered rewriting my code to get it to use mab or whatever is the current flavour of the day for spitting out HTML. On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Dave Everitt dever

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
LOL if you don't, that's okay! Just in case you did... - DE Why would I care if they did that? — Jenna On Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at 11:19 PM, Dave Everitt wrote: You could read Stallman's CopyLeft idea http://www.gnu.org/ copyleft/ to prevent unscrupulous individual from turning your code

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
thanks Magnus, Anthony - that's all going in my quickref 'solutions log'... DE Public domain is people can do whatever they want with it. BSD is people can do whatever they want with it, but I retain copyright and they must credit me. (so the copyright part isn't that important there). GPL

Re: ChillDB License

2012-05-02 Thread Dave Everitt
This is all interesting stuff - never knew the Camping community had a licensing information stream. I gave a talk that included the basics (A tiny history of Stallman, FOSS and the Open Source 'split') to students a few years back. If I ever do it again, this'll make me revisit the

Re: Camping + Couch DB

2012-04-26 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Nokan I'm a professional newbie (simply because I use and teach a wide range of stuff and only go deep when I have to :-) As I'm sure you're aware, as an embedded lightweight database SQLite makes an easily-managed default setup (as in Camping... and Django, and even within OS X and,

Re: framework size, forking etc.

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Everitt
Daniel - that's a great reply and echoes much of my own experience (although my Camping is much more on the tinkering side). The point about Camping being an educational tool is a good one, which I've even tried to apply to students (unsuccessfully - but that's my problem), and it would be

Re: framework size, forking etc.

2012-04-18 Thread Dave Everitt
Not to forget Perl (who would have thought that?) which currently has the best web framework I've ever seen: http://mojolicio.us/ I would have thought it - my sometimes co-developer opened my eyes to Titanium: http://mark.stosberg.com/blog/2008/12/titanium-a-new-release-and-more.html and

Re: framework size, forking etc.

2012-04-17 Thread Dave Everitt
If you want to use something like SASS for CSS, there are gems for that (or use LESS), but I'd never expect such functionality to be built into in Camping - that's one of the things I *like* about it: a small functional default set that works, with options for other ways left to me. BTW

Re: framework size, forking etc.

2012-04-17 Thread Dave Everitt
+1 to all that David Costa wrote in response. Magnus *has and does* kept things solid and on track in a way that suits Camping. We're never going to go head-to-head in the framework competition stakes (bit late for that anyway, with frameworks swerving all over client- side dev). As for

Re: http_referrer

2012-04-17 Thread Dave Everitt
Just to be clear (obviously env vars are going to differ according to setup, but): when env is used inside Camping, it's equivalent to @env and get Rack env vars when ENV is used, it will get any other environment variables, not just from Passenger etc. but also any set by the system.

Re: http_referrer

2012-04-17 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi cdr - thanks for this, but I've not been able to do key value on the Rack envs as some seem to have a different format - see the other post I added to this thread - DaveE how Rack env vars are stored, and how to get a nice printout? i defined #to_html on everything. on Array thats

Re: framework size, forking etc.

2012-04-16 Thread Dave Everitt
as minimalistic as possible. Only adding the best things. And work on making it easy to extend. Cheers! Isak Andersson Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk skrev: There's a crucial point here... if 3k (the old 4k) is a 'proof of concept' and a great exercise in programming skill, it isn't something

Re: http_referrer

2012-04-15 Thread Dave Everitt
Understood about compatible - this is David's Camping server, and I'm experimenting with QUERY_STRING in the URL and various other env vars - DaveE On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 10:38, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Haha! How did you get Spock on board... :-) I must admit I'm

Re: http_referrer

2012-04-14 Thread Dave Everitt
Haha! How did you get Spock on board... :-) I must admit I'm a little confused about the sytnax for environmental variables, because as well as @env[HTTP_REFERER] this also works: ENV['SCRIPT_NAME'] For a test I just used it like this: ENV['SCRIPT_NAME'].scan(/\w+\.\w+$/) to get the

Re: http_referrer

2012-04-14 Thread Dave Everitt
About environment variables - I've just used this in my Camping helpers to print them all out, but the Rack variables seem to have multiple values or values with no name: def envars(theenv) if theenv == ENV ul do theenv.each_pair do |name,value| li { name + + value }

Re: Camping's URL mapping system

2012-04-14 Thread Dave Everitt
LOL! Good to know, if I ever need to do those things :-) An A4 piece of paper has a little over 9kb of data storage if storing in binary at 300dpi On the other hand, Camping is already far too big to fit entirely in a QR code. It would take as many as TWO QR codes to store camping in

Re: Camping's URL mapping system

2012-04-13 Thread Dave Everitt
Do you mean this kind of issue: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3755898/campings-url-doesnt-give-me-site-root-as-expected ? DaveE One more thought - on file serving, I think it'd be nice if the default was that local files are served out of /files/ url rather than just being at the

Re: Camping's URL mapping system

2012-04-13 Thread Dave Everitt
with things that might be kind of annoying at times. And grow it with a steady pace. If we'd fork camping I think we should still stay as minimalistic as possible. Only adding the best things. And work on making it easy to extend. Cheers! Isak Andersson Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk skrev

Camping's URL mapping system

2012-04-12 Thread Dave Everitt
In another post, Jenna said: I have some trouble with Camping's URL mapping system - so much so I'm considering sinatra for my next ruby web project I just wanted to know what the trouble was, and if/how it might/could/ can't be addressed, so started a new thread. DaveE

Re: sites powered by Camping

2012-04-12 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Nokan - it's up there :-) BTW slow == good. Anyone else have a site to put up? I have been working on this in the last ~2.5 weeks: http://rapiddatingmalta.com (Yes, I know I'm slow... :- ) ___ Camping-list mailing list

Re: sites powered by Camping

2012-04-11 Thread Dave Everitt
BTW the site's repo is here so you can fork and add if you like... https://github.com/DaveEveritt/Camping-links DaveE Hi, The tab Sites using Camping is empty :) I mean no more than 0 links are there. On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: I've been

Re: sites powered by Camping

2012-04-11 Thread Dave Everitt
I know. That's why it says Look. I haven't done this yet, okay? Give me a break. :-) I spent most of the afternoon checking and tidying up the other links and the app. But they will come! I have quite a few links I haven't put up yet. Meanwhile, if you know of any, please reply to this

Re: dead easy deployment / Camping on the fly

2012-04-03 Thread Dave Everitt
Been trying the setup (okay, this is not going to win any awards, but...): http://dave.camping.sh/ It's an old app rewritten (except - as yet - for the content :-) DaveE ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org

Re: dead easy deployment / Camping on the fly

2012-04-02 Thread Dave Everitt
A way to check for this kind of abuse would be to only allow static files referred to in the Camping app itself - DaveE This is not an issue in terms of capacity but more security in the sense of users being then able to run anything on their space by uploading on sftp. It could be even

Re: dead easy deployment / Camping on the fly

2012-04-02 Thread Dave Everitt
Apart from the obvious (rack, markaby, etc...), possibly trivial relevant gems I've used/tried (and am happy with): data_mapper, kramdown, RedCloth Agreed: `camping-fly MyLovelyApp` is the baseline aim - this functionality would be a deployment holy grail :-) - DaveE I really want to

Re: dead easy deployment / Camping on the fly

2012-04-01 Thread Dave Everitt
A bit late in the day, but (quick and probably uninformed thought, given the volume of messages I just skimmed) might rvm help manage Ruby installs/updates/gems safely? - DaveE Hello again ! :) well in theory we can chrot jail users but the best way is to install the gems that people need

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-30 Thread Dave Everitt
On 30 Mar 2012, at 14:51, david costa wrote: Vimeo is great (I use it for a lot of professional videos) but perhaps we should have them on youtube too because google ranks video from youtube higher on their searches. YouTube: loads of trolls (-2) but lots of eyeballs (+1) = total: -1

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-30 Thread Dave Everitt
ah - was just stripping out the excess and responding to multiple parts of multiple messages in email-style. Will revert to adding at the top - DaveE :-) Wow. We should really enforce some sort of top or bottom posting policy on this mailing list. Preferably top because That's the

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-30 Thread Dave Everitt
to configure anything and/or something where you simply drop your nuts.rb in the folder you want in apache/anything and it runs automagically or in a very simple way. But I am also very happy with how it works now :) just thinking loud! David On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Dave Everitt dever

Re: dead easy deployment / Camping on the fly

2012-03-30 Thread Dave Everitt
oops - should have put my last reply here... - DaveE Hello all, I am opening a separate topic just to brainstorm the idea of a free, simple camping deployment/hosting option. Now this is not about re-inventing the wheel as heroku already supports camping apps too. So this would be the

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-29 Thread Dave Everitt
My only fear was - am I doing something that people might want or is really useless ? it's useful :-) So bottom line: will go ahead with the 6-7 screencasts (Isak is doing it) and we take it from there. ...tutorials for specific things such as: adding cookies, sessions, using different

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-27 Thread Dave Everitt
Great! The first thing is to decide *what* to screencast... the 'blog in 10 minutes' idea is a bit old (although an updated version would be good because there's an old Camping one out there somewhere)... Any suggestions for a useful, current and easy topic for a Camping screencast? -

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-27 Thread Dave Everitt
Isak and I are working on some screencasts but of course the more the better :) well, if you're already at work, let's wait... no need to duplicate results! Perhaps post here for comments before the final edit? BTW the blog idea is indeed old but, excuse my ignorance, working as a

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-27 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi David seriously do a normal, new user have to dig till stackoverflow to find this out ? I think that db connection, especially MySQL (because I don't think the small average web app would need mongo/ couch but that's just me) should be fairly straightforward. it is, it's just not

Re: camping paid examples + screencasts ?

2012-03-26 Thread Dave Everitt
another thread has just come alive about showing the alive-ness of Camping (Re: +1 shorter domain name), so you might want to take a look there too. It's a generous offer and I'm sure someone(s) will take it up. I actually enjoy doing tutorial stuff like this, but we're a diverse bunch

Re: Markaby license issue

2011-12-30 Thread Dave Everitt
I don't think there are any 'shoulds', but people writing code (including markup) which other people might one day need to understand would be wise to make it comprehensible, and probably therefore in a recognisable, readable syntax... which I think is the essence of Markaby and its legacy

Re: setting controllers etc

2011-12-19 Thread Dave Everitt
One of Camping's major selling points is that it's just straight forward ruby classes and modules. No magic. Magic is anything where you don't immediately fully grasp how it works. set :controllers is that type of thing. -1 for magic, and +1 for questions like this: Is it filename based?

Re: Markaby + HTML5

2011-11-05 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Nokan for current efforts in this direction, see here: https://github.com/markaby/markaby/issues/18 and here: https://github.com/markaby/markaby/pull/26 and note: https://github.com/igravious/markaby/commit/8be76d138228a32500f96140afca79bf95751e40 Or even: https://github.com/zimbatm/miniby

Passenger, Rack and __END__ error

2011-10-13 Thread Dave Everitt
I might be missing something stupid.. but Passenger doesn't like __END__ http://pastie.org/2689517 Same code (omitting requires) fine in Camping server, not with Passenger/Rack: compile error config.ru:33: syntax error, unexpected $end, expecting ')' __END__ ^ Works fine under Passenger

Re: Feature: Inline templates?

2011-10-07 Thread Dave Everitt
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 16:14, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Since no-one has replied, for what it's worth (as a very amateur camper), I've always been happy with simple regular Markaby views and the v2.1 options for external templates. Also, my modest one-file apps have

Re: Teaching

2011-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
I think there's nothing more fun than finding noobs and teaching them how to make awesome hacks! I know some of you guys think like I do, and I want to know which ones of you that is? I'm one of those. I've a project in mind, and it's going to take some doing. I could do it myself, but

Re: Teaching

2011-08-31 Thread Dave Everitt
Everyday is WhyDay. You should know this! :D oh yeh - I forgot :-) I'll email you directly with infos later. k ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/camping-list

Re: Feature: Inline templates?

2011-08-26 Thread Dave Everitt
Since no-one has replied, for what it's worth (as a very amateur camper), I've always been happy with simple regular Markaby views and the v2.1 options for external templates. Also, my modest one-file apps have their CSS after __END__. In any sizeable app, you'd probably want to have

update breaks hello clock?

2011-05-18 Thread Dave Everitt
Just did a quick gem update, including Camping 2.1, and ran 'Hello Clock' (http://camping.rubyforge.org/book/02_getting_started.html) as a quick test: deveritt$ camping nuts.rb /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rack-1.2.2/lib/rack/utils.rb:138:in `union': can't convert Array into String

Re: update breaks hello clock?

2011-05-18 Thread Dave Everitt
: https://github.com/rack/rack/pull/145 You can downgrade to 1.2.0 for now. // Magnus Holm On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:44, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Just did a quick gem update, including Camping 2.1, and ran 'Hello Clock' (http://camping.rubyforge.org/book

Re: update breaks hello clock?

2011-05-18 Thread Dave Everitt
/camping/ if anyone knows who to contact to get this changed? - Dave A better solution is to actually upgrade to 1.8.7 (which is actively maintained) // Magnus Holm On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 18:15, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Thanks Magnus - downgraded Rack to 1.2.0 after trying

Re: [ANN] ABingo (A/B Testing framework) plugin for Camping

2011-01-24 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Jenna - just checking email backlog, was going to pop something up on Phillippe's behalf, but Rack is down on whywentcamping.com :-( - Dave Everitt Hey you know it would be totally awesome if you did some posts on the camping blog at http://log.whywentcamping.com/submit about

Re: Rubyconf

2010-11-12 Thread Dave Everitt
Just wondering. Maybe have a presence next year? :-) I'm unfortunately not at RubyConf :-( Maybe next year? // Magnus Holm On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 17:12, Dave Everitt dever...@innotts.co.uk wrote: Anyone going to http://rubyconf.org/ wearing a 'Camping' t-shirt

Rubyconf

2010-11-11 Thread Dave Everitt
Anyone going to http://rubyconf.org/ wearing a 'Camping' t-shirt? ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/camping-list

Re: Junebug Wiki

2010-08-26 Thread Dave Everitt
it doesn't appear on your Github account - Dave Everitt julik said 1 day ago: Nope I never got to actually implementing everything I wanted. Maybe the apparition of 2.1 is a good moment to give Junebug a punch in the right direction. I have been more into Sinatra lately so I dunno when I

Camping on Wikipedia

2010-08-24 Thread Dave Everitt
) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_application_frameworks Dave Everitt ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/camping-list

Re: Philosophy

2010-08-24 Thread Dave Everitt
Fine with me. I'd like the idea of collating and condensing our statements about it, and putting them somewhere too. I might do that - Dave http://github.com/camping/camping/wiki/Philosophy Whatcha guys think? ___ Camping-list mailing list

Re: Philosophy

2010-08-24 Thread Dave Everitt
@Jenna: love the bit about 'children had no good way to make their own eBay competitors' :-) 2. encourages experimentation with a low entry threshold, Did you find the extremely high level of fun interesting obscure ruby hacks to be offputting at first? I did. I'd been using Ruby and Perl

Junebug Wiki

2010-08-24 Thread Dave Everitt
contact him via Github. Dave Everitt ___ Camping-list mailing list Camping-list@rubyforge.org http://rubyforge.org/mailman/listinfo/camping-list

Re: What is the process for publishing to campingrb.tumblr.com?

2010-08-23 Thread Dave Everitt
This needs to stop - now! I've sent you another reply, so please respond to that instead and leave off the personal exchanges - Dave E. i've been reading what you've been writing and you obviously haven't got a clue what you are talking about. and rather than accusing me of not knowing

Re: What is the process for publishing to campingrb.tumblr.com?

2010-08-23 Thread Dave Everitt
like 'title to h1', Markdown, Textile etc. already do this. For the rest, you need to look elsewhere and do some background research about what's already out there. Dave Everitt I think with any framework it's the starting point of where one would begin that would imply what one would need

Re: What is the process for publishing to campingrb.tumblr.com?

2010-08-23 Thread Dave Everitt
I apologise if my reply seemed pompous - your background wasn't obvious. If you're developing a new framework, great, let us know about it. No need for the insults, I just help out here in my free time, that's all - Dave E. appreciate your attempt to explain. you assume far to much. you

Re: Philosophy

2010-08-23 Thread Dave Everitt
For me, the philosophy is to keep it as simple as absolutely possible. I'm an eternal newbie, really keen to maintain a way for 'the rest of us' to have a web framework that: 1. doesn't give you cognitive overload and file bloat, 2. encourages experimentation with a low entry threshold, 3.

Re: Wiki Writing Requests!

2010-08-22 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Jenna - done (Markdown). Others can add to it now - Dave E. Heya! So I'm trying to get this new website all tied up in a nice little bunch. I'm a bit silly when it comes to git-fu though. Could one of you create a page on the camping/camping wiki called 'Contributing', and put stuff in

Re: Don't understand one part of the book

2010-08-21 Thread Dave Everitt
: http://github.com/camping/camping/wiki/WhyWentCamping-Homepage The text simply explains in plain language what the code above actually does, that's all :-) Dave Everitt Hi Guys/Gals. I am new to the world of Camping. It looks very simple. I have two issues: What types of applications

Re: Need input on proposed tweaks to www.ruby-camping.com

2010-08-13 Thread Dave Everitt
Okay - we might be all running before we can walk, what with no real improvement to existing content yet. Everything I do professionally in this field starts with a solid content plan/list and a kind of strategy - there are some pretty good content suggestions in older posts. Before go

Re: Installing Camping on ubuntu lucid

2010-08-03 Thread Dave Everitt
.) PATH. Dave Everitt hi, I'm moving my Camping from OS X to a Ubuntu Lucid unix machine. The camping gem has been successfully installed, but I can't access it directly from the command line. mo...@lucid:/u/apps/portablechecking$ gem list *** LOCAL GEMS *** actionmailer (2.3.8) actionpack

Camping on StackOverflow

2010-07-25 Thread Dave Everitt
Camping has a new user on StackOverflow :-) - I just stumbled across this: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2618535/camping-return-user-to- recent-entries-but-keep-errors If anyone with a StackOverflow account wants to leap in? Dave Everitt

Re: Camping on StackOverflow

2010-07-25 Thread Dave Everitt
There aren't enough Camping questions on SO to cherry pick :-) but getting them to use the mailing list would be good, although we'd also want to answer directly on SO - Dave E. On 25 Jul 2010, at 14:11, Philippe Monnet wrote: I think we probably need to also keep an eye on StackOverflow

Re: Camping on StackOverflow

2010-07-25 Thread Dave Everitt
Librelist looks great. Can it take the existing archives? How can inboard links to the existing list be forwarded? Are the killer questions - Dave E. Speaking of the mailing list: rubyforge sucks! Couldn't we have something nice, like librelist? Those hackety hack guys with their fancy

Re: Wiki vs homepage

2010-07-23 Thread Dave Everitt
Hi Steve - I really like that idea. Of course, someone (us) is going to have to actually purchase the domain at some point :-) - Dave E I don't know if it's available or not, but why not campingrb.com rather than ruby-camping.com? Many of the other small web frameworks follow this url

Re: Wiki vs homepage

2010-07-23 Thread Dave Everitt
Anyone know who did this: http://camping.tumblr.com/ ? Dave E Jenna: I suggest a tumblr, because it doesn't cost anything, can have group committers, all the features we need, and it too is connected to the rich heritage of _why :) ___

Re: Wiki vs homepage

2010-07-23 Thread Dave Everitt
May not be attractive, but if it's already a ruby-related meme, worth considering - Dave E On 23 Jul 2010, at 17:38, Philippe Monnet wrote: My preference would be to have Ruby explicitly mentioned in the name and a clear easy-to-read url. This makes it a bit more SEO friendly too which is

Re: Wiki vs homepage

2010-07-20 Thread Dave Everitt
Jenna - just to say I really agree with your post and - but for some pressing paid work - would respond in more detail. The education thing is a real opportunity - Dave Everitt I propose this: We settle on the idea that we are in fact an awesome bunch and that camping still has

Re: Camping 2.1 and whywentcamping.com

2010-07-08 Thread Dave Everitt
-patched them in Firebug it worked. Will need to update the source. On 7/5/2010 10:57 AM, Dave Everitt wrote: Still busy, so just a brief comment... Philippe: I think this is a lot of fun - the slideshow is the kind of minimal introduction that really works. Better as inspiration than

Re: Camping 2.1 and whywentcamping.com

2010-07-05 Thread Dave Everitt
. View Issue: http://github.com/camping/whywentcamping.com/issues#issue/3 The reference show/hide JQuery fails on my latest Firefox, but this should be simple to fix. Dave Everitt Just for fun and to keep creative juives flowing I mocked up one idea of layout including a resizable look

Re: Camping 2.1 and whywentcamping.com

2010-07-01 Thread Dave Everitt
On 30 Jun 2010, at 13:57, Philippe Monnet wrote: Who would be interested in working together on the site? [briefly] I would. Busy today, will process latest emails and respond later :-) A great new step for Camping all round, though! Dave E ___

Re: Updated version of RESTstop and RESTr plus bonus blog post

2010-06-23 Thread Dave Everitt
Added to the Github Camping wiki (with your growing number of links...) - guides these are really useful! - Dave Everitt I also ended up writing a blog post on how to implement REST services with RESTstop. See http://bit.ly/tareststop ___ Camping

Re: First time on Camping

2010-06-18 Thread Dave Everitt
Rubygems.org was playing up recently (gems.rubyforge.org forwards to it - see previous posts), and this looks like the same issue... Dave E. Something's not right with your rubygems install maybe try `gem update --system` first? ___

Re: First time on Camping

2010-06-18 Thread Dave Everitt
Raimon a few things you probably already know but... just in case! 1. because of the preceding '.' in '.camping.db' you'll need to use ls - al to see the file listed (in the ~ home dir) in your file system. 2. In Magnus' example settings (database = list) you can also add a path to your

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