Great news, guys! Apache 2.2 is in unstable now. I was very discouraged when tried to do apt-get install apache2-utils and it proposed me to remove apache2 and install it again :-) I decided to install new version to test rails with Apache 2.2, mod_proxy_balancing and mongrel. In this post I’ve described my adventures (or misfortunes?)
Yesterday in mailing list of russian RoR group we have discussed following problem. MySQL database has unique index and model has validates_uniqueness_of constraint. Do we need to handle MySQL server exceptions or RoR’s validation will be enough?
In my current project I need to encode media files from any format to several predefined. Furthermore I need to track progress and show it for the customer. I don’t want to describe wich media formats I need and what troubles with converting (maybe it will be my future posts, if anybody interested), instead I will describe common idea how to implement encoder scripts and how to track progress.