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Max attempts for a single delayed_job Job
May 15, 2013

Delayed_job, the asynchronous priority queue system has a well documented configuration for setting the max number of attempts a worker will run for jobs in the queue: # config/initializers/delayed_job_config.rb Delayed::Job.destroy_failed_jobs ...

It's life, Jim, but not as we know it
May 10, 2013
The Week Preceding Early May Bank Holiday
May 3, 2013
Almost April's last newsletter
April 26, 2013
Dev Links
April 12, 2013
Dev Newsletter for the week
April 2, 2013
[Insert your own punny title for the Developer newsletter here]
March 22, 2013
Daring Snowball
March 16, 2013
Improve your week with this 1 weird old tip
March 8, 2013
This week's developer newsletter - cats, conferences, and cascading...
March 1, 2013
This week's dev newsletter
February 22, 2013
There's something in the woodshed
February 8, 2013
A New Hope
February 1, 2013
Apps, games and some serious business
January 21, 2013
Happy 2013 Dev Newletter
January 11, 2013
Post-end-of-the-world newsletter - yay we're still here
December 21, 2012
This week's Dev Newsletter
December 17, 2012
HTML5 validation that does not hurt
December 10, 2012

I’m sure probably most of you have used the W3C Validator at some point in the past. Validating markup is quite a standard procedure. In case you want to automate your validation like we do and integrate it into your test suite, our Be Vali...

Cucumbers, Missed High Fives, Dancing Hungarians and more...
December 7, 2012
This week: Faster Rails tests, Interactive Video, Lovely Interface...
November 30, 2012
Installing Sphinx 0.9 on Mountain Lion using Homebrew
November 26, 2012

Here at Unboxed we often need to support older, legacy software. Keeping legacy software in a working condition while development platforms evolve could be sometimes tough. Most Rails applications in the past have been making use of Sphinx‘...

Return Of The ActiveSupport method of the week (Mark Morrison style)
November 23, 2012
New version of Rails, a new patch level of Ruby 1.9.3 and kittens, ...
November 16, 2012
The week with no ActiveSupport favourite method
November 9, 2012
Dev Newsletter: 2 November 2012
November 2, 2012
The Week of the JavaScript take over
October 26, 2012
This Week in Ruby, 19th October
October 19, 2012
October is all about speed
October 12, 2012
What 5th October says
October 5, 2012
Newsletter, 1st October
October 1, 2012