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How to generate a signed Rails session cookie

Bypass the sign-in process by sending a signed session cookie in the HTTP headers.


February 07, 2011

Testing Twitter OAuth with real data

Ensure that your application’s Twitter integration works by having your test suite actually sign in every so often.

February 02, 2011

The jungle is greener on the other side

Montañita wouldn’t have me over the Christmas holiday so I moved up the road to Ayampe.

December 30, 2010

Finally reached Ecuador’s coast

After a week delay in Cuenca, I've finally reached the first destination of my surf trip - Montañita, Ecuador.

December 16, 2010

Here’s to taking the next 10 months off

My life as a Rocketeer has ended and my life as an active, traveling hacker has begun.

November 30, 2010

Silencing a Forked Process

How to provide the concurrency of a forked process without spamming the parent process' stdout.

June 27, 2010

Moving off Webby to Nanoc

After a long survey of Ruby's static website generators I've finally settled on Nanoc.

May 16, 2010

Bookmarklets not Chiclets

Chatting about bookmarklets with Refresh Jacksonville - Pecha Kucha Style.

January 28, 2009


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