Monthly Archives: March 2007

Spider the Web with Ruby

I wrote a Ruby library for crawling the Web. Use it to take down The Man, like so: I used it to gets people’s addresses from around the Web. I plan to put them on a map. I like putting things on maps. It once took obscene amounts of memory, until I discovered that Ruby […]

Ruby Can’t open(‘http://digg.com/’)

This is a bit of a Ruby bug, but it’s so much more of a Digg bug that it’s worth telling the public about: This code, as of Ruby 1.8.5 and March 29th, 2007, will not work. In fact, it will crash Ruby (which I should report, yes). I suspect the crash happens when the […]