Interesting Ruby Tidbits That Don’t Need Separate Posts #4
Ruby on Rails Workshop and Training in New Brunswick, CanadaSpheric are hosting a Ruby on Rails training and workshop session called "Why Ruby On Rails?" in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on October 9th - 11th.. next week! The training is with Ruby veteran, Bruce Tate, and costs $2400. The workshop, however, is free and Bruce Tate is involved directly with that too. It's a bit off the beaten path but if you're in eastern Canada (or even Maine!), check it out.The "UK's first" Ruby on Rails Focused VPS HostingFour months ago I posted "BrightBox: Finally a Rails-focused VPS in the UK?" and now BrightBox's project has come to fruition. BrightBox is a UK based VPS host (although they call them "Virtual Dedicated Servers") that focuses entirely on the deployment of Rails applications. With the installation of a single extra gem, your applications can be rolled out on their system within minutes. To see their different plans and quotas, visit their site.Sup: Ruby Powered Console E-mail ClientSup is a new e-mail client developed in Ruby by William Morgan. Its goal is "to become the email client of choice for nerds everywhere." The source is worth looking at merely to see how to develop a solid, console based app using ncurses with Ruby.Rails Rumble: 92 Web Apps Created in 48 HoursJosh Catone has written a great summary of the results of the recent Rails Rumble 48 hour Rails development contest. The overall winner was TastyPlanner, a recipe sharing site.