I'm Sean.

I write about #software, #SaaS, #consulting and #mobile app development

I code in #Python, #PHP, #Swift, #Ruby, #ReactJS and #Postgres

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Acts_as_versioned Rails Plugin
Versioning models with the acts_as_versioned plugin cd rails/app ./script/plugin install git://github.com/technoweenie/acts_as_versioned.git ./script/generate model post title:string body:text In your model class Post < ActiveRecord::Base acts_as_ve...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
upgrading to latest phusion passenger 2.1.2
super easy gem install passenger passenger-install-apache2-module will walk you through the install and remember to copy paths to your apache config file. for passenger i kept it in mods-available/passenger.conf and then linked it to mods-enabled ln -s...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
Ruby Strftime Day Without the Leading Zero
%e # rather than %d Time.now.strftime("%e")
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012
I Just Published My First PHP Package HTMLXPATH
I just wrote and published my first PHP package on Packagist.com. It's available on [packagist.org](https://packagist.org/packages/htmlxpath/htmlxpath) and the source code is on [github](https://github.com/seanbehan/htmlxpath). To install the package u...
Written by Sean Behan on 03/28/2017
Installing Feedzirra RSS Parser on Ubuntu 8
I recently watched a RailsCasts episode (http://railscasts.com/episodes/168-feed-parsing) on parsing and persisting RSS feeds using Feedzirra. It took a little setting up on Ubuntu because it relies on some libraries that aren't included with Ubuntu > 8. ...
Written by Sean Behan on 06/17/2012