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gem install mysql – MySQL gem Not Installing

I was getting some strange error tonight when installing ruby for my redmine install. At first phusion was reporting this error no such file to load — mysql (MissingSourceFile) So i figured I needed the mysql gem, well that returned an error too: [sourcecode language=’bash’] # gem install mysql Building native extensions. This could take […]

Problems installing Redmine on (mt) DV

I was having some major problems installing the latest stable release of redmine and I had been getting the error “rake aborted! undefined method `register_template_handler’ for ActionView::Base:Class” after running $rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=”production”. I was able to resolve the issue and I wish I took better notes (or notes at all, using my bash history) so […]


Apache 2.0, Ruby on Rails and Subversion are included, and support for script-to-framework programming is available, allowing Python and Ruby scripting to access Mac OS X specific APIs, just to name an example. read more | digg story


Looks like MT is going to support Ruby soon and with perfect time since Jared and I are going to start learning it. I wonder if my work will pay me for our little classes. 😀 Update: MT says 6.0 will be released by the end of summer.

Ruby on Rails

I’ve developed a fondness to RonR. Last week I went through the Apple Dev. tutorial and really noticed how easy it was to produce a web application with Ruby and Rails. I’ve also come to the conclusion that Ruby is not just another buzz word going around the web tagging along with the whole web […]

Ubuntu and Virtual PC 2004

With some recommendations from Jared, I’m installing Ubuntu on my work PC under Virtual PC. The only problems I’ve had so far are: Virtual PC froze half way through installing the base And it taking for ever. Next time I will mount the iso instead of just burning it. What I want to do: Develop […]

Dan Cameron

I build stuff with WordPress

I'm currently building Sprout Apps to help small businesses and freelancers running WordPress.