slashk on December 22nd, 2008

Just a quick update on some development activity here at MTBcalendar headquarters: Dashboard Widget I’ve upgrade the Mac Dashboard widget to version 0.43 and created a dedicated documentation page to it on this site and at GitHub. The newest version fixes some bandwidth / request issues and adds a little more polish. Grab the newest [...]

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slashk on December 14th, 2008

I’ve done a bit of tweaking on the MTB Calendar widget for Mac OS X Dashboard and uploaded it to release directory on my github repository. Go here to see all of the releases or just download the 0.41 version from this link: mtbcalendar_v041 The only really obvious change is that I’ve put it on [...]

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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 December 10th, 2008

UPDATE (12:52 PM): And we are back. Sorry for the interruption folks but we ran into a strange rubygems versus Ubuntu 7.10 issue. I’ll post something on it later. We will try not to do this again. Woof. Decided to slip a small update to the code into production this morning (11:43 PT) and my [...]

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slashk on December 4th, 2008

For the better part of the last week (and much of my Thanksgiving vacation), I have struggled mightily with the beasts known as Javascript and Dashcode to bring you (well … mostly me) an easy way to always have your local MTB racing calendar at the touch of a button. And while the battle was [...]

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