William Lane Craig often presents the fine-tuning argument. The values of the fundamental constants are fine-tuned because if they would differ just by a tiny fraction, life would not exist.
The argument in detail:
- If the fundamental constants...
A problem graph is a directed, irreflexive graph that is used to model the relationships between problems and their solutions.
This is a relatively simple example:
What this graph models is basically that the problem
Spammingcan be prevented by...
A bunch of tips related to web development with ruby. Not all of them are ruby-specific though.
Disable your caps-lock key and tweak your keyboard activation-delay and key-repeat-delay. I use really low values for the delays...
I have used both, and these are my arguments for and against each of them:
A good thing about MiniTest is, that it is relatively simple and that it is just plain ruby, so no big amount of magic. Some of the drawbacks are these:
- you always...
Before i start lets establish some terms:
Our worldview consists of beliefs (“The world is round”) and judgements (“Stealing is bad”).
Our beliefs are statements about the world:
- The world is round
- Gravity exists
- I am a human being
I think that many of the performance benchmarks of ruby application servers (AS) give the wrong impression. I will show here why.
The performance of the ruby application servers (AS) is usually characterized by requests per second (RPS). But this...
Here I explain how i set up monitoring for my rails application using
The ActiveSupport::Notifications API is very useful for monitoring your rails application. It fires events for every SQL Query as...
Elasticsearch is a modern full-text search-engine with a RESTful interface that is very customizable, easy to use, easy to set up, fast and scalable. Here i show how i set it up in my rails environment.
- Powerful query language (nested queries,...