Ignore files in subversion

This is just a simple procedure how to tell subversion to ignore files or directories. cd parent_directory # Check the current setup svn proplist -v . # set the editor to edit the properties export EDITOR=vi # open up editor with the properties svn propedit svn:ignore . Text editor opens (vi in my case) Here… Continue reading Ignore files in subversion

Converting family to Linux

I managed to convert my family to Linux. Not intentionally, it just happened. The final confirmation came on Saturday. My older son(5) was “coaching” the younger one(2). “Do not boot to Windows, there are no games there!” And how did I do it? Do not install games for kids to Windows Do not install MS… Continue reading Converting family to Linux

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Bayes classification in Ruby made easy

Recently I was experimenting with ruby bayes classification. At first sight it looks like a difficult topic, but with the right libraries it is interesting and funny. Before you start experimenting, you have to install 3 gems. gem install classifier gem install madeleine Confirm the required stemmer gem. For the beginning, lets experiment with the… Continue reading Bayes classification in Ruby made easy

Utilizing Caches.rb with Ferret

We needed to cache a Ruby class method calling the Ferret indexing engine. “Yurii Rashkovskii”:http://rashkovskii.com/tags/caches developed a great library called “Caches.rb”:http://pad.verbdev.com/cachesrb/. When I googled it out, it seemed very simple to use and promised to do *EXACTLY* what I need (even the default timeout was *JUST IT*). I especially liked the very Rails-like tutorial “Don’t… Continue reading Utilizing Caches.rb with Ferret

RoR in enterprise – lessons learned

After a while my first enterprise prototype is finished and I have to summarize what was right and what was wrong during the period of prototyping. Really nice surprise for me was the way of communication. The requirements were formulated more precisely then any requirement before, but not from the beginning. When I did start,… Continue reading RoR in enterprise – lessons learned