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plentz / nginx.conf
Last active June 21, 2024 14:21
Best nginx configuration for improved security(and performance)
# to generate your dhparam.pem file, run in the terminal
openssl dhparam -out /etc/nginx/ssl/dhparam.pem 2048
xpepper / download_rubytapas.rb
Last active January 1, 2019 01:37
This script will download all the published rubytapas. Each episode, with all the attachments, will be downloaded in a folder named after the episode number. For example, in the folder "64" will be downloaded: 064-yield-or-enumerate.html, 064-yield-or-enumerate.mp4, 064-yield-or-enumerate.rb You need to set your credentials (username and passwor…
# username = "my_username"
# pwd = "my_password"
# target_path = "my_target_path"
# saving auth cookie
system %Q{wget --save-cookies /tmp/cookie.txt --keep-session-cookies --post-data "username=#{username}&password=#{pwd}" -O - \}
(25..600).each do |i|
andkerosine / raskell.rb
Created August 15, 2012 05:56
Haskell-like list comprehensions in Ruby
$stack, $draws = [], {}
def method_missing *args
return if args[0][/^to_/]
$stack << { |a| a or $stack.pop }
$draws[$stack.pop(2)[0][0]] = args[1] if args[0] == :<
class Array
def +@
trcarden / gist:3295935
Created August 8, 2012 15:28
Rails 3.2.7 SSL Localhost (no red warnings, no apache config)
# SSL self signed localhost for rails start to finish, no red warnings.
# 1) Create your private key (any password will do, we remove it below)
$ openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.orig.key 2048
# 2) Remove the password
$ openssl rsa -in server.orig.key -out server.key
judofyr / fizzbuzz.rb
Created August 1, 2012 21:37 — forked from JEG2/fizzbuzz.rb
Writing FizzBuzz with flip-flops
a=b=c=(1..100).each do |num|
print num, ?\r,
("Fizz" unless (a = !a) .. (a = !a)),
("Buzz" unless (b = !b) ... !((c = !c) .. (c = !c))),
jcasimir / friendly_urls.markdown
Created September 11, 2011 15:48
Friendly URLs in Rails

Friendly URLs

By default, Rails applications build URLs based on the primary key -- the id column from the database. Imagine we have a Person model and associated controller. We have a person record for Bob Martin that has id number 6. The URL for his show page would be:


But, for aesthetic or SEO purposes, we want Bob's name in the URL. The last segment, the 6 here, is called the "slug". Let's look at a few ways to implement better slugs.

dhh / gist:1014971
Created June 8, 2011 18:09
Use concerns to keep your models manageable
# autoload concerns
module YourApp
class Application < Rails::Application
config.autoload_paths += %W(
rubiojr / mr_status_bar_app.rb
Created November 30, 2009 11:47
MacRuby StatusBar Application
# Initialize the stuff
# We build the status bar item menu
def setupMenu
menu =
menu.initWithTitle 'FooApp'
mi =
mi.title = 'Hellow from MacRuby!'
mi.action = 'sayHello:'