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May 2008

stop the world, i want to get off

posted to writings on may 7th, 2008 with tags activerecord, FUCKFUCKFUCK, rails, and ruby

activerecord, your default and static :force => true setting has fucked me over for the last time.

i don't understand why anyone would make a default option eat all of your database tables.

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April 2008

full tilt boogie

posted to writings on apr 9th, 2008 with tags activerecord, corduroy, quickbooks, rails, ruby, superblock, and work

"we" have been working pretty hard lately on corduroy, a web-based billing system for small businesses. the live demo site is available showing off its features and functionality and the signup system will be ready shortly to start taking subscriptions.

i started writing corduroy years ago out of a personal need for a billing system for superblock. i tried quickbooks and hated it; all i wanted was a simple system for making professional-looking invoices and keeping tabs on my accounts. so, i quickly ditched quickbooks and started writing a web-based system in ruby on rails which i have been using ever since.

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