12 Dec 2016
Rails, Ruby, Server, Tips
A quick reminder how to upgrade a Ruby version for a Rails
3 Nov 2016
The new forum runs on the Discourse software, which greatly enhances usability.
29 Oct 2016
Howto, Linux, Server, Tutorial
Discourse is a fairly new forum software that is very comfortable to use.
As a server administrator, you can either run it from a Docker container,
or pay a fee to use a hosted version.
However, if neither Docker nor subscription fees are feasible options,
setting up a Discourse instance without Docker involves a bit of work.
28 Aug 2016
Rails, Server, Tips & Tricks, troubleshooting
After upgrading a Rails web application from Rails 4.2 to Rails 5.0 and
attempting to deploy it using Capistrano, I got stuck on “Your Ruby
version is 1.9.3, but your Gemfile specified 2.3.1” errors that gave me
quite a headache – but the solution is really simple.
18 May 2016
Beta 4 of the NG series is a major step towards version 7.0 final. It sports significant stability fixes, the ability to …
30 Mar 2016
After about a year and half of early alpha releases, I am proud to finally
release the first beta version of the ‘Next Generation’ of the XL Toolbox.
17 Mar 2016
It’s been a while since I published the last alpha version of the Next
Generation XL Toolbox. In fact, it’s been a while since anything happened
at all with this project. Today I however I released a new alpha version
and explain what’s going on.
9 Mar 2016
Fix, Linux, VirtualBox
VBox 5.0 machines sometimes fail to start in Ubuntu; here's a hint how to fix it