Setting up simple OmniAuth authentication with Facebook

If you have watched Ryan Bates’ tutorial Simple OmniAuth you probably already know OmniAuth is awesome. 🙂 Ryan doesn’t go into details about setting up OmniAuth with Facebook so this post has a couple of pointers to help out in that regard. It’s meant as a continuation to the screencast, so if you haven’t seen […]

Configuring Nginx and Unicorn

I first heard about Unicorn in an interview with 37Signal’s server admin Mark Imbriaco and it made me really curious. There are a few great resources explaining how Unicorn works and a neat benchmark comparing Mongrel, Passenger and Unicorn. I will share my experience playing with Nginx and Unicorn on a Debian Lenny box.

jQuery Validation in Ruby on Rails

This post shows how you can use the jQuery Validation plugin to validate RESTful rails forms and how to use the remote method for powerful AJAX-backed validation.