a DRY singleton Active Record in Ruby on Rails

a Singleton is a design pattern that exists to address a problem where you want to represent an object; and only one of that object can exist at any time, no more. This is to document that which is scattered or implied so hopeful this will save you (and me) from having to hunt and gather. Continue reading a DRY singleton Active Record in Ruby on Rails

Doing Conditional Comments for your Internet Explorer css fixes better, with HTML top tag classes

Now browser sniffing is basically a bad thing but there is still a need to fix / hack issues on older browsers, in particular Internet Explorer. Okay, almost entirely in Internet Explorer. IE6 may be -mostly- dead, but IE8 will Continue reading Doing Conditional Comments for your Internet Explorer css fixes better, with HTML top tag classes

James Signs, built as a custom Ruby on Rails CMS site

Newly launched is the web site of Toronto based http://www.James-Signs.com, a designer and manufacturer of signs and graphics for a variety of applications for both standard stock-type signage and accessories but also catering to the individual needs of a diverse Continue reading James Signs, built as a custom Ruby on Rails CMS site