New Rails site:

A newly released site developed entirely in Rails, known as Smatchy
(, presents an interesting
take on recommendations and could become the standard rather than the
exception. The recommendations were more useful than typical sites,
especially the ‘Unique Recs.’

More info here…

Digg it!

Thanx Adam.

After answering 10 or so questions,

Application error
Rails application failed to start properly"

10pm EST - check the log.


Thanks for the feedback Jodi, I’ll look into it!


I get a lot of seemingly random “Rails application has failed to
start” errors… often a reload will go through fine.