Archive for July, 2006

HOW-TO: Integrate a YUI tree with Rails

In this episode of “Getting the Yahoo Interface Library to play with Rails” we will focus on trees. If you haven’t gone through it already, I suggest you at least give the first article in the series a glance. That article will give you a quick overview of how to dowload the YUI and configure […]

9 comments July 16th, 2006

HOW-TO: Get Rails and the Yahoo User Interface (YUI) to talk — Part 1

In the course of working on our project, we have spent the last few weeks working with both the Yahoo User Intefact library (YUI) and Ruby on Rails. Both frameworks are useful tools, but neither was written with the other in mind and integrating the two has been … well let’s just say a fun […]

23 comments July 8th, 2006

Agenda Redux Iteration 5 Kickoff

Iteration 5: Sanity Check From an end user point of view, this will be a quieter iteration. Up to now, we have been driving to get the core functionality in place. Now that we have the bulk of that there, we need to take a step back to see what we have built, how we […]

1 comment July 6th, 2006

The Web 2.0 Startup Primer

Look around you; read the blogs, the industry news sites, the Wall Street Journal. If you have been sitting on a killer idea waiting for the right time, wait no longer. The time is now. But before you launch, consider this: the software industry does not suffer from a lack of great ideas; it suffers […]

5 comments July 3rd, 2006

Agend Redux Iteration 4 Wrap-up

Iteration 4: Text Matching Engine The main goal of this iteration is to get a simple text matching engine in place. One of Agenda‚Äôs core features was its ability to automatically match items to categories based on the information in the item. The targetted features for this iteration are: Simple text matching: text will be […]

1 comment July 2nd, 2006


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