SMTP monitoring – Is there a simple way to set up a rails app to receive email and act on it? Suggested solution was to set up something with action mailer and script/runner to do an action whenever an email is detected.
Git ambiguous SHA1 – A CI box was blowing up and complaining of an ambiguous SHA1 tag when trying to build a project. The 6 character shortened tag was apparently not recognize as unique enough even though nothing else in the git log had the same string. The team got around it by giving it a 7th character for that build but has no idea what could have caused it.
Complex RJS example – Does anyone have suggestions for where to look for good, easy to test complex uses of RJS? What is a good structure for your code and tests?
Replacing Fixture Scenarios – Fixture scenarios are blowing up on a project when trying to use Polonium. Anyone know of a good replacement?
- Check out Dataset
- Could just be a load order issue?
- Rewrite with standard fixtures or try Fixture Scenario Builder
Xray – You can use the Xray Gem to get a java style thread dump when you
kill -3 a ruby process. It can be really helpful for figuring out what’s causing your thin/mongrel processes to thrash. update: See Steve’s Post for more info.