Notes to self


gem-compare goes 1.0

It took forever, but gem-compare hits 1.0!

Rails restricted paths validator for URL slugs

When we move from model IDs to slugs, we have to pay attention to controller actions’ names collision.

Why and how to start with the system Ruby modular packages

Modular packages fixes the biggest complain of a single system Ruby package by giving you more options. Let’s see how to install different Ruby versions from modular packages in Fedora, CentOS Stream or Rocky Linux.

How to change Visual Studio Code status bar color

Visual Studio Code comes with a distinct blue status bar. You can change it to fit your mood or programming environment. Here’s how to change it to Railsy red, Django green, and Elixir purple.

Simplest alternative IDs with Rails

Rails actions default on using record IDs. But what if we want to change the URL to something prettier, something that doesn’t leak the record ID in the database?