On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 00:09:41 -0500, Giles B. wrote:
Wow, that’s a supercool time sink. Just for the hell of it, though,
doesn’t every RubyForge project have a short description string? Why
not just build that into the RSS feed?
If they were all as well-writen and up-to-date as the rest of the
then yes, they’d be worth it. It often seems a place to quickly mention
wher you got toe ideas from, so as not to stoke anger over forking or
Let’s look at a few.
RSpec, which I know and love, and which most here know at least enough
| RSpec is a Behaviour Driven Development framework for Ruby. It implements
| concepts described in Dave Astel’s first BDD article:
So to someone not following along the BDD-TDD spectrum drama, this say
“RSpec has ported BDD to Ruby, based in the same ideas from this guy’s
first book.” Woo! In marketing, now that’s what we call a “call to
action” - in the undergrad classes.
And that’s a MODEL project. Digging Deeper:
AngelMap 1.04 - lots of new features
Nov 26, 2007
|There are lots of new features in this release of AngelMap. - The map
| itself automatically sizes with the browser window - Lots of new
| filters to let you tailor the missions that are shown. You can
| specify things like maximum weight, distance or passengers. You
| can choose to hide multi-leg missions, and lots more. - New
| ability to search for missions where both the departure AND
| destination airports are within a given distance of your home airport.
OK, so it’s some type of graphical map overlay thing with various
and teams organizing missions. The strat of a wargame? Training for a
logistics solution? we don’t now. THeir main page summary, from a
different rubyforge page, says
| AngelMap is a Rails application that gets a feed of available Angel
| Flight missions and shows them on a Google Map. You can filter the
| list of missions by a distance or time window. See it running at
OK, that’s… well, it slightly reduces the number of wild mental
the reader might have otherwise had, but other than that, it doesn’t
me anything about why I might want to use this in my own project and
else it could be used for, if I didn’t know what Angel Flight was.
no magic "In the process of designing a live feed handler for Angel
a game popular in Luxembourg, we created a state-driven, high-performing
action handler that can carry out actions as a linear function of the
number of inputs… thus showing uses in blah blha blha.’
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