slashk on December 12th, 2008

Just a quick note about the downtime that we experienced this week … We ran into a strange interaction between Ubuntu 07.04, RubyGems and Rails. I kicked off this chain-reaction train wreck by updating my code to use the new Rails 2.0 feature for gem dependency checking in environments.rb: Rails::Initializer.run do |config| # Gem Dependencies [...]

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slashk on October 13th, 2008

Last week, I quietly rolled out a new release (r188 or the “return of metallica“) to MTB Calendar, but alas it didn’t turn out exactly as planned. Although many of the new features are fine, it appears that we have a slight bug … err … regression in the iCal department. For those of you [...]

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admin on June 21st, 2008

While you were out riding the sweltering heat (well, it’s hot here in Northern California), I sneaked a new release of the website onto the server. This release (something I call “Millencolin r163″ for those of you scoring at home) is mostly minor bugfixes and tweaks, but it does add the highly sought after RSS [...]

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slashk on April 21st, 2008

I have the first set of the calendar (iCal) feeds ready. If you click over to any "Events by States" page (say for British Columbia), you will be greeted with two new icons: The first one is for the before-mentioned RSS feeds (see last post). The second one is for a iCal feed. iCal Feeds [...]

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slashk on April 19th, 2008

Welcome to Racing on Rails, my blog about the website mtbcalendar.com, mountain bike racing and Ruby on Rails (probably in that order). My name is slashk and I’ll be your host. I am a dedicated (albeit slow) MTB racer (mostly XC, some Super D and a bit of CX) who resides in the Sierra Nevada [...]

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