Using curb with open-uri

February 18th, 2009 12 Comments »

Simple, but nice replacement for open-uri library (which uses rather slow Net::HTTP library) which uses libcurl (via curb).
It’s easy to swap the original one just by replacing ‘require open-uri’ with ‘require curb-openuri’. Should work as the original, even with better defaults (which, of course, can be changed).

http://github.com/romanbsd/curb-openuri/tree

Displaying recaptcha inside ModalBox

January 30th, 2009 1 Comment »

I just wanted to display reCAPTCHA inside a ModalBox.
This simple task turned out to be quite complicated.
After playing with innerHTML, creating