Amazon’s Web Top Site (Alexa) web service and Ruby; Fixed and juiced!

I had need to get some data from Amazon Web Services, and in particular their Alexa Top Sites web service which provides access to lists of web sites ordered by Alexa Traffic Rank. And, happily, they had a Query Example Continue reading Amazon’s Web Top Site (Alexa) web service and Ruby; Fixed and juiced!

Getting Ruby’s “require” to work in the Poignant Guide to Ruby

I’m working my way thur “Why’s (Poignant) Guide to Ruby”, chapter 4 “Floating Little Leaves of Code” and ran it a problem doing the “Making the Swap” sub-section example (part of 3. Chaining Delusions Together” – (on a Win XP Continue reading Getting Ruby’s “require” to work in the Poignant Guide to Ruby