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Rails 3: Organic Unicorn Whispers

admin » 21 July 2010 » In rails » 1 Comment

Ladies and gentleman, I’m about to jack you up with some tasty treats. Thats right, prepare to get hit in the face with a fist of refreshing merriment. You think this is a joke? Cause I’m not laughing…

Rails 3.. This bundle of delight is sure to put a smile on your ugly ass. So scrumptious in fact, after reading this blog post you’re probably going to do one of two things.

• frolic through the sunkissed meadow blowing dandelion petals
• feed splashing narwhals sardines out of you smiling mouth

Thats the kind of elation you’ll get when you bear witness to what Rails 3 pony’s up. Pretty much on par with organic unicorn whispers.

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Sunspot Showed Me the Light

admin » 20 May 2010 » In rails » 9 Comments

Ladies and gentleman, gone are the dark ages of using SQL (a known gateway drug) to perform searches. Thats right, I’m here today to spotlight Sunspot, “a Ruby library for expressive, powerful interaction with the Solr search engine.”

Ever since that fated column of light struck my monitor and forced my browser to google Solr, I’ve had the strength to overcome my addiction to SQL searches. Gone are the days of “select intervention_date from developers where search_method like ‘%sql%’”

Get out of that darkness cupcake! Let some light brighten up that dark and dreary world of murky sql search statements and enter a radiant and luminous world of vibrant Sunspot search!

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