Fred Wu

@fredwu
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CTO by day, freelancing software consultant by night. Founder of Persumi.
@fredwu 13 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
Before (Rails 3.0.1pre stable branch + Arel 1.0.1): [] After (Rails 3.1.0 master branch + Arel 2.0.0dev master branch: [] Thanks to the awesome work done by Aaron Patterson (@tenderlove) and others. :-) UPDATE: After Aaron Patteron’s tweet, I ran the tests again on Rails 3.0.1pre stable branch + Arel 2.0.0dev master branch, and the result blew my mind: []
@fredwu 13 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
Don’t you just hate it when you get the following errors during a Capistrano deployment? bundle: command not found Could not find RubyGem bundler (>= 0) (Gem::LoadError) In fact, even if you don’t use bundler, you might still get errors like this: rake: command not found Could not find RubyGem rake (>= 0) (Gem::LoadError) It turns out this has something to do with the $PATH and $GEM_HOME variables. So here’s the quick fix. Log in to your deployment server, as a root us...
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
[] Wuit trademarked in Australia now! :-) The trademark application in the US is being progressed as well. If you don’t already know, Wuit is my soon to be launched studio identity.
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
If you haven’t already been using AppConfig in your Rails project, well, you should! Jacques Crocker has recently released his new version of the original AppConfig - RailsConfig. I was invited to join the development of this new tool, so make sure you go check it out. :-)
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
I have just pushed a commit that added Rails 2.x compatibility to Inherited Resources Views. Please give it a spin! :-) P.S. I’ve only tested it on Rails 2.3.8.
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
It isn’t the first time realtime website traffic analysis has been introduced. Reinvigorate is one of the services that provides realtime traffic tracking and analysis. The thing I like it most though, is in fact the heatmap. :-) [] Heatmap is a great tool to help identify convoluted interface and improve the user experience.
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
I have just added a Github ribbon to my blog (look at the top left corner!). Please feel free to poke me! :D References: - Redoing the GitHub Ribbon in CSS - GitHub Ribbon Using CSS Transforms
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
Using Inherited Resources is an excellent way to reduce the amount of repetition in your controllers. But what about views? A lot of times resources share the same views, so why not DRY ‘em up using Inherited Resources Views! Go check out the code! :-)
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
[] Released my first ruby gem. :-)
@fredwu 14 years ago in Tech | 1 min read | no comments
[] Looks like it’s time for a reboot…