Monthly Archives: December 2011

Stop whinging about the new iPhone Twitter client

Twitter have launched what could be considered the first version of their website that properly demonstrates the monetization direction they are trying to take, and in conjunction they have unified their website, iOS (only iPhone for now) and Android clients. … Continue reading

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Solving Latin1 and UTF8 errors for good in Ruby

Update: I haven’t tested it fully, but @eevee has a shorter suggestion that seems to work: Tell the mysql driver that you’re getting BINARY back, then use .force_encoding(“UTF-8”)? In a Rails application you can do this by setting encoding: binary … Continue reading

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