[Jabber] Delicious Bot

Because when I see a good link, my main pleasure is to send it to as many friends as possible on IM, here is a simple jabber bot I could use to also save these links to my delicious account: Download from github.com It uses jabber-bot and rdelicious gem for ruby, you just need to … Continued

[OpenID] All-in-One package to install your own server

We are going to use our own openid server for various projects, it was fairly easy to install at then end. Because sources are diffused on the net, here is a all-in-one package you’ll just need to put on your webhost to start your server: Download package Update: OpenId-Server now on Github.com Configuration In the … Continued

Indian Weekend in Asturias

Here is the video made by David from the rushes of our weekend with Mercedes in Asturias to meet Maki, a new Indianos. Everything was perfect: cider bars, local food, hiking in the mountain, asturian connection y dulce alegria! PS: estoy pensando en español cuando quierre escribir algo, probablemente vais a ver un cambio de … Continued

[Git] Gitorious on Ubuntu

This is the bash history to install and run Gitorious on a Ubuntu server (you need ruby-dev, rails, mongrel and git-core installed to continue). Some pitfalls: Texpow is not installing because of Onigurama, so download it and build it from sources Problem: “cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory – /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/oniguruma-1.1.0/lib/oregexp.so“. Solution: … Continued

[Ruby] Behaviour Driven Development with RSpec

During the rewritting of Feevy.com with Merb, I’m discovering RSpec, a framework to be sure your code behave nicely. Follow and join Feevy rewrite on Gitorious Instead of normal test-units, you describe how your app/model should behave, which give a more-human conversation when you read your test: it “should create a feed from website http://blog.feevy.com” … Continued

[OpenWrt] Command-line router

The wrt54g router is good fun for all geeks, such a versatile network component with a lot of great feature coming from the open-source scene. Learn about its history if you don’t know yet, it’s one of the greatest GPL success after its use in a commercial product (win-win situation for Linksys and open-source communauty). … Continued

[WordPress] Theme viewer plugin

Paco wanted a wordpress installation with one purpose: test different themes for the same blog. The idea was nice, but know it’s even more fun with this new plugin: user controls which theme to display on the blog they are reading. Try it yourself on lasindias.info There’re surely some more feature to add before the … Continued

[To watch] 3 recommendations

It’s already 6 in the morning, I can clearly feel my circadian cycle drifting again in the early hours of the day, but it’s not anymore a desesperate quest for sleep, I’m back to last winter when the quiet nights were the best moment to concentrate and build up. Enough said, here are 3 important … Continued

[Arduino] BBVA blogs-blinker

After a lot of debugging on bbvablogs.com, I needed serious fun to keep it up, and suddently I found the perfect project to remove the dust on my arduino board: a blinking led that would tell us when someone is visiting the website! More links about this project: WebVisitors Blinker: original idea found on Make! … Continued

[Airport] TSA screening facial expressions

Just in case you were not secure enough, please don’t look too anxious in airport: “Travelers at Sea-Tac and dozens of other major airports across America are being scrutinized by teams of TSA behavior-detection officers specially trained to discern the subtlest suspicious behaviors. TSA officials will not reveal specific behaviors identified by the program — … Continued