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Campfire Stories: March 19-23


Monday, March 19

CarrierWave Direct

Add-on to Jonas' file upload library CarrierWave for direct uploads to S3 and background processing of the files.

http://github.com/dwilkie/carrierwave_direct

Tuesday, March 20

Working with time zones in Ruby on Rails

Nicklas wrote a blog post with some guidelines for dealing with timezone issues in Ruby on Rails.

http://elabs.se/blog/36-working-with-time-zones-in-ruby-on-rails

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Sonos for Mac

Sonos for Mac

The new version of the Sonos controller app for Mac OS X is a huge improvement.

Wednesday, March 21

Browser you love(d) to hate

Microsoft is doing a big marketing campaign for IE9. Not bad.

http://browseryoulovedtohate.com/

Thursday, March 22

rspec-fire

More resilient test doubles for RSpec, from Xavier Shay.

http://github.com/xaviershay/rspec-fire

Photoshop CS6 Beta

The new version of Photoshop is out in beta. Jimmy and Johannes are very excited about this.

http://bjango.com/articles/photoshopcs6/

exciting

Tesseract

Tesseract is a JavaScript library for filtering large multivariate datasets in the browser. Tesseract supports extremely fast (under 30ms) interaction with coordinated views, even with datasets containing a million or more records; we built it to power analytics for Square Register, allowing merchants to slice and dice their payment history fluidly.

http://square.github.com/tesseract/

GitHub's Ruby style guide

Pair programming really helps everyone keep a consistent coding style, but GitHub's style guide was an interesting read nonetheless.

http://github.com/styleguide/ruby

Friday, March 23

Celluloid

Actors and futures in Ruby, wrapped in a nice API.

http://github.com/celluloid/celluloid

How to write a bug report

Having a problem with an open source library? Here are Jonas' tips on writing a good bug report that will increase your chance of getting help from the library author.

http://elabs.se/blog/38-how-to-write-a-bug-report

CSS 3D Clouds

Check out the Michael Bay preset.

http://www.clicktorelease.com/code/css3dclouds/

Baldur's Gate for iPad

Baldur's Gate on iPad

Baldur's Gate is coming to the iPad! Forget Google Maps, iBooks or iPhoto. This is the killer app.

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/03/23/baldurs-gate-enhanced-edition-coming-to-ipad/

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