Fixing {{model}} placeholders in Rails 2.3 when Rails 3 is installed

This was causing me all kinds of grief. I am running Rails 2.3 and Rails 3 apps on the same server and on installing Rails 3, the Rails 2.3 apps started displaying {{model}} and similar strings in views. It turns out that Rails 3 uses i18n version 0.5.0 and with this version as far as […]

Sexy Validation in Edge Rails (Rails 3)

I have just had my sexy validations patch accepted into Rails. Much thanks to José Valim for helping me get this applied. The reason for the name “sexy validations” is that it gives a much more concise way of defining validation and reusing custom validator classes. Much like what sexy migrations did for defining your […]

SonicIQ Hiring! – UK, Ruby on Rails Developer Required

We are looking for a Ruby on Rails, XHTML & CSS Developer to join our team at “SonicIQ”:http://soniciq.com. Head over to “43folders job board to view our ad”:http://jobs.43folders.com/job/6a5255713e8351a5eb2efef7805b7629/?d=1. These are exiting times with projects like “Propel’r”:http://propelr.com in the pipeline, along with the ever-growing opportunities for new and interesting client projects. If you are a highly […]

SonicIQ are hiring – Junior Rails Developer Wanted in UK

“SonicIQ”:http://www.soniciq.com are looking for a “Junior Ruby on Rails Developer”:http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/1203. We are based in Bournemouth, Dorset, UK. Anyone interested in working professionally with Rails on some exciting projects please “drop us your CV”:http://jobs.37signals.com/jobs/1203.

Ruby on Rails Exchange, London

Last Friday, a couple of us from “SonicIQ”:http://www.soniciq.com went to the first “RoR eXchange hosted by Skills Matter”:http://www.skillsmatter.com/rorexchange. It was a great day with some interesting talks from: * Chad Fowler * Tom Locke * Paul Battley * James Cox * Damien Tanner * Ben Griffiths * Eleanor McHugh h3. Chad Fowler – Quick and […]

New web-based GTD productivity application

Finally I can mention it. At SonicIQ we’ve been working on a web-based “GTD”:http://davidco.com application. Today the teaser site went live at “propelr.com”:http://www.propelr.com. If you are are into “GTD”:http://davidco.com, life hacks or productivity in general head over to “propelr.com”:http://www.propelr.com. for a sneak peek!