require: command not found in ruby

While I was getting some old Ruby code of mine out to convert ruby code to pretty HTML-formatted code suitable for blogging from Wolfman’s Howlings I got the following error: $ ./ruby2html.rb ./ruby2html.rb: line 9: require: command not found ./ruby2html.rb:...

Starting The RDoc Server for Ruby on Rails

I don’t know why this isn’t better documented or stated anywhere so I’ll just iterate it here. If you want to peruse the documentation for Rails and your installed Gems type the following gem server And in your terminal prompt you should see Starting...

Zed Shaw: Rails is a Ghetto

Mongrel Developer/Creator, Zed Shaw, cut loose on the Ruby and Rails communities in a recent posting to his website. He gives some interesting insights into who the major players are, and cuts through some of the hype surrounding rails. While caustic in his delivery,...

Building Ruby in OS X Leopard

Most people when they get into developing for Ruby on Rails on OS X probably use this handy guide to install the latest Ruby and Rails on OS X http://hivelogic.com/narrative/articles/ruby-rails-mongrel-mysql-osx If you build Ruby on your Leopard installation to use...

Adding to the Ruby Library Path

My friend Lori noted a great way to Add to the Ruby Library Path. She also noted that I had no way to put comments on my blog. Users would get sent to a page telling them to log in, but I never provided the login link Fixed — check out the “Links”...

How Ruby Finds Libraries

In Ruby not library management is not always as simple as running gem install. Some Ruby code is distributed simply as libraries. So where do you put these libraries? The clue is in the Ruby $LOAD_PATH variable. irb(main):001:0> puts $LOAD_PATH...

Ruby Net::HTTP Vulnerability

I just saw on the Codegear Ruby newsgroups that a vulnerability on the net/https library was reported. Basically the library doesn’t validate the server certificate CN (Common Name). You can read the details here:...