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Posts Tagged ‘Ruby’

Handy Ruby Gem: andand

04.08.2009 · Posted in Ruby

I came across a really useful Ruby gem today: andand. In PHP web development, I usually use this idiom when retrieving an object from the database model: Obviously this is a little cumbersome, since I have to do this every single time I get an object using a function that ...

Haddock: Generate Memorable Passwords in Ruby

03.29.2009 · Posted in Passwords, Security

Newly released RubyGem Haddock¬†offers to generate easy-to-remember passwords, but how secure are they? Haddock-generated passwords are of the form {word}{number}{symbol}{word}, and are generated to be at-most as long as a user-specified length. So for example, an 8-character Haddock password might be “amy7@rax”. For a relatively low-security password, like you might ...

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