Recently, two of the servers I normally SSH into had to be locked down to where they can only be accessed from computers at the main office. Since I work remotely, this of course has been a bit of a pain. I’ve had to SSH into a work machine, and then SSH from there.
However, I’ve discovered there is a way to hop with SSH:
Now, I can simply type
ssh remote and get to the remote machine. Very handy.
Note: Just for completeness, remember that SSH keys need to be properly configured on the “office” machine in order to connect from “office” to “remote”
I didn’t know that the
:joins option for
ActiveRecord accepted named associations. This works perfectly when you want to join with a table to retrieve information without actually “including” the model. It also makes the query much simpler.
Just be sure to always use
:select when using
:joins, or joined tables may overwrite attributes primary table in the result (i.e. the
I present a simple but useful jQuery ‘or’ selector function:
My passion for programming outside of work is on an extended hiatus. I don’t have any good reason to continue working on current projects, so I’ve been using my time for other things. I’ve been enjoying my journey in the world of books, a passion I once had long ago (~10 years since my high school days, wow…).
So far, I’ve read the following:
I tried to read Ender’s Game, but I was so wrapped up in Neuromancer at the time that I had to just return it. I’ll probably give it another shot soon, though. Right now, my list of books to read includes:
That’s quite a list, really, especially since the Foundation Series is something like 14 volumes.
Add this to config/environment.rb above the Rails::Initializer block:
Rails::VendorGemSourceIndex.silence_spec_warnings = true
Bask in the silence - no more “gem has no specification file” etc.
Here’s the thing: I simply don’t have enough time/motivation to work on my own blogging application (slate). Now, I can hopefully focus on the most important piece - the content. Even if no one reads it.