Yahoo User Interface Library 3.0 first look

August 15, 2008

Congratulations to the YUI team on releasing their first developers preview of YUI 3.0. So far, this appears to be a complete refactoring of the 2.x code base — which makes a certain amount of sense given its diverse roots throughout the company.

This first release a substantial chunk of the 2.x YAHOO.env, YAHOO.lang, and YAHOO.util namespaces, with the roadmap indicating that the initial widget framework is slated for an October release with PR2.

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Private Downloads with attachment_fu and nginx

August 15, 2008

So, you’re using attachment_fu to handle user file uploads in your rails app, right? If you’re also using Nginx for your web server, here’s a quick and dirty way to do controlled file access in less than 10 lines of code.

Read the rest of this entry »