13 Nov 2005Typo Category feed
I did not realize that my blog was subscribed over at JavaBlogs.com so when I wrote my recent entry on AAA in rails I was surprised to get a comment like this one and despite the tone he did have a point. I should not have it subscribed at java blogs. The version of Typo I am using did not seem to support category based rss feeds. So I did a quick google for answers and found that others had added support this and it had even landed on the issue tracker . So I had a quick browse and decided it was easier to write myself and added a route and a quick hack to
And it took me less than 15 minutes which includes time to go and make a coffee. Now that is why I have come to like rails. I may have been able to do the same in another framework but chances are I would have had to guess the table names, file locations, foreign keys etc. With rails I don’t really have to think if the app follows the conventions.