Interesting Ruby Tidbits That Don’t Need Separate Posts #10
jRails - Seamlessly Redefines Rails Helpers to Use jQuery Instead of Prototype
RailsCamp 2.0 - A Totally Bonzer Weekend for Rails Coders
RailsCamp is an informal Rails camp (literally, you're in bunk style accommodation) in Australia for Rails coders. The next one is running from this Friday, November 23rd through to Monday, November 26th, so unless you're local to Melbourne, it might be too late to sign up. Organizer Pat Allan wants to build up more knowledge of the event, however, so check out their site and follow their progress if you want to attend a future event. Previous events look like they were fun, with much evidence of coding and goofing off.
Using Ruby to Monitor Your Amazon EC2 Instances
LiveConsole - Run IRB Sessions On Remote, Running Ruby Applications
I'll let them do the talking.. "LiveConsole is a library for providing IRB over a TCP connection. If you add it to your application, you can run arbitrary code against your application. For example, you can: Inspect the state of a running application, Change the state of the application, Patch code on the fly, without a restart [...]"
Droid Sans Mono - A New Coding Font
Not directly Ruby related, but Droid Sans Mono is a new coding font that seems to have gathered quite a few fans in the last few weeks. Might be worth a try in your editor of choice (if you want to recommend any other coding fonts, however, leave a comment here.. quite a few people read them!)