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Maintenance policy for Ruby on Rails

Since the most recent patch releases there has been some confusion about what versions of Ruby on Rails are currently supported, and when people can expect new versions. Our maintenance policy is as follows. Support of the Rails framework is divided into four groups: New features, bug fixes, security issues, and severe security issues. They are handled as follows, all versions in x.y.z format: New Features New Features are only added...

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Purdue Hackathon

We had recently visited Purdue for a hackathon. It was one of the most quietest towns we’ve been to and for the first time vivmbbs and naonao experienced snow! The temperature was in 20’s, freezing the hell out of us. But, nothing deterred us from doing the hackathon with some of the best CS brains in the world. The hackathon started off with a talk about the company followed by a super interesting Game Prediction problem designed...

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Changing the Size of the InnoDB Log Files In MySQL 5.6

In MySQL 5.5 and earlier, the steps to resize the InnoDB log files were a bit involved and for example included manually moving the log files out of the way as InnoDB would only create new files, if none existed. In MySQL 5.6 a not so much talked about feature is the support to resize the log files in a way much more similar to changing other settings in MySQL. Now you simply update your MySQL configuration file and restart MySQL. Let...