Learning Mongoid: Short&Sweet

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does anyone still remember, that books once came on paper? And they were heavy, usually never under 500pages and had intimidating titles that usually included the words “professional”, “complete guide”, or even “bible”. And they made you walk through the topic from the beginning of time, starting with Adam&Eve, not leaving out the abacus and… Read more »

neo4j: Awesome! and not so awesome.

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__If you want to see how far we have come, you absolutely should look at this 10min-Video about integrating neo4j and google-docs. While it scratches only the surface of what neo4j can do, it impressively shows, where all this json-source here, json-consuming app there has lead us _: Of course, your average Excel-Sheet can meanwhile… Read more »

ä, ö and ü: double-encoding-trouble with mysqldump

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ä, ö and ü: if these characters look familiar too you, then you have been plagued by an encoding-problem when dumping mysql-databases. You think, you are doing something wrong? So did I, but it looks like this is just a bug in the utf8-encoder of mysql. After all these years that utf8 has been around,… Read more »