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Archive for January, 2007

Auto-completion for tag lists

See the end of this post for an important update. Standard Rails auto-completion is geared toward completing a single value entered in a text field. For most cases this is exactly what’s needed, but there is one prominent case that is different: auto-completion of tags. If something can have a tag at all, it’s part […]

I’m using Eclipse with RadRails to edit my Ruby and Rails code (and, yes, I’ve used it for Java, way back when). Inside Eclipse the various text editors offer so-called templates. These are snippets of common code with placeholders for variable bits. Type in the abbreviation for a template, then type Ctrl-Space and the abbreviation […]

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