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Monthly Archives: July 2010
For the curious, my personal reference solution to my Ruby Challenge is now online. More commentary to come later.
Did you ever use Expect to automate a complex command-line procedure, like an FTP upload? Expect is handy – and very powerful – but for Ruby projects it sure would be nice to be able to automate console apps directly … Continue reading
OK, this is pretty early stuff but it’s already usable and I think it has a lot of potential. Firetower is a command-line interface to Campfire. It’s currently for Linux systems only, but there’s no reason it can’t be extended … Continue reading