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Browsing the 2010 July archive

Today, I am open sourcing my Ruby LocaleTranslator; the translator uses google’s translator API to translate a primary seed locale into various other languages. This eases the creation of multi-lingual sites. Not only can the LocaleTranslator translate your main seed locale into different languages but it can also recursively merge in differences, this comes in […]

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I have a very non-standard storage setup at home. The setup is made up of a 3x500G raidz array on ZFS hosted by OSX. For the longest time I could not get files to copy over samba on ZFS. The files would stream just fine but not copy over, they would abort at the 99% […]

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I recently needed to make use of our ActiveMQ message queue service to scale up write performance of CouchDB. However, there seemed to be a bug with JRuby that kills off the STOMP subscriber every 5 seconds. Digging a bit deeper into the STOMP source, I figured out a way to get around the bug […]

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I spent the better part of the day trying to figure out why the Final Cut Pro audio was out of sync. The audio would be delayed by 3 seconds in playback. I thought it was some setting in Final Cut Pro that broke, but eventually came to the conclusion that it was the OS […]

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