How to add more games to NES Mini Classic using hakchi2 and a Mac

The NES Mini Classic is a wonderful little box. It captures most of the old gaming feeling by putting you close to the screen and giving you authentic feeling controllers. That all while displaying everything in a modern fashion on a up-to-date HDMI...

  • #nes
  • #nes mini classic
  • #nintendo
  • #hakchi2
  • #hack
  • #games

Fixing failing SSL-certificate verification for Ruby under Windows

A while ago I wrote a little piece that was ment to safe people from the SSL-certificate problems that might occur using RVM. For the past year this problem has not gone away and still exists today.

Since I just had to fix it on Windows, I thought...

  • #ruby
  • #rubyinstaller
  • #git-bash
  • #windows
  • #ssl
  • #verification
  • #windows7
  • #windows10

The one IT skill I wished everybody had

There is a big gap in understanding between developers and business-people. Sometimes we are not aware of this gap, for example when we engage in emotional arguments about "how long things will take" or "if refactoring or features are more important...

  • #it
  • #skill
  • #database
  • #sql
  • #product development
  • #entity relationship

A new Ruby-gem for the Giantbomb API

You know, I really like videogames. I also really like structured data about stuff. e.g. IMDB or TheMovieDB. When it comes to data for videogames the best place for structured data is hidden in the editorial content of Giantbomb. They also offer a...

  • #ruby
  • #giantbomb
  • #gem
  • #api

When RSPEC with Capybara fails with NotFound while serving AJAX-requests

"Concurrency is a bitch" this famous quote by any developer ever can haunt your everyday work like crazy. Why? Because mainly race-conditions and concurrency does not fit the "normal" way of thinking about code, which normally works like a cursor that...

  • #ruby
  • #rspec
  • #capybara
  • #webkit
  • #ajax
  • #database
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