Enabling debugger support in ruby-1.9.3-p0 with RVM

Forget what you read here before, and just do the following: curl -O http://files.rubyforge.vm.bytemark.co.uk/ruby-debug19/linecache19-0.5.13.gem curl -O http://files.rubyforge.vm.bytemark.co.uk/ruby-debug19/ruby-debug-base19-0.11.26.gem gem install {linecache19-0.5.13.gem,ruby-debug-base19-0.11.26.gem} \ --…

The phone platform of the future

You may have heard that my 1st gen iPhone broke only recently. This is why I got an iPhone 3GS today, but not without an ache in my stomach. That is not only because of the big heap of money I needed to hand over to get an unlocked phone.…

The 100-year language

We know that Java must be pretty good, because it is the cool, new programming language. Or is it? If you look at the world of programming languages from a distance, it looks like Java is the latest thing. (From far enough away, all you can see is the large,…

Trying Rails 3.0.pre today

There’s so much exciting stuff coming up in Rails 3. How about giving it a test drive today? Dr Nic has done it before, but his post is a little outdated, so I will give you an update here. The prerequisites First, make sure you are running a recent…