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Archive for December, 2006

Ruby on Rails already does a good job of specifying almost declaratively what conditions objects must meet to be considered valid–that is, how they are validated. Thus, in order to make sure that a Person’s last_name attribute does not exceed 100 characters, you would write something like this class Person < ActiveRecord::Base validates_length_of :last_name, :maximum […]

Art Zoyd: Le champ des larmes

But is it music? Acoustic art may be more descriptive. To get an idea, imagine what it might sound like in the engine bay of battered space freighter. Yes, I’m assuming there’s air in the bay and you better hope that you notice the quietly approaching Alien early enough to run for it. Listening to […]

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