Category Archives: ruby on rails

zlib.dll not found when installing the current ruby-win32

Missing libraries zlib.dll not found After downloading the latest win32-releases of ruby i was greeted with two error messages, SSLEAY32.dll not found and zlib.dll not found. The SSL library is kinda optional (gem, etc basicly work without it), but zlib … Continue reading

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a thin god

Nothing spirtual here, but the cool monitoring framework god together with thin. You’ve probably read a lot of benchmarks about thin, but whats the fastest webserver when you can’t ensure they are up and running ? Right here is where … Continue reading

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How many Thin server instances are best ?

I wondered about how many parallel thin you need to get the optimal throughput. I often saw values from 3 to 10 servers in different configuration examples around the net. Time to get some real numbers. To get a meaningful … Continue reading

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Thin + Nginx with Rails

Recently i’ve been playing around with xen and different hosting solutions, and i was wondering about lightweight, yet performant replacements for the usual apache + mod_fcgi + dispatcher stack. I did toy around with nginx before, together with mongrel with … Continue reading

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using extjs in rails part 2

creating a simple logon window First, we need a simple view for our index defined in part 1 index.rhtml in views/login <script type=”text/javascript” src=”/javascripts/login.js”></script> <p>Here comes the Content which will be used after the user logged on.</p> This is just … Continue reading

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using extjs in rails part 1

Recently i came across a very nice javascript gui library called extjs It offers many nice advanced gui function such as grids, combo boxes, modal dialogs and so on. Right now i’m trying to create some basic bindings between RoR … Continue reading

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Installing native Postgres gem for ruby

Recently did wonder about how to replace the slow postgres-pr library with the native postgres version. Unfortuately the native client is not that easy to install, especially without having cygwin installed. You’ll need the postgres installation files for windows, best … Continue reading

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