my experience using ember islands

I’ve always found the prospect of adding ember to an existing rails app daunting. The only way seemed to be all ember or nothing for a long time. Recently I found a project called ember-islands that seems to provide a path for integrating ember a little bit at a time,...


debugging broadcast using this tool without compiling it

For some reason an icecast client known as BUTT (Broadcast Using This Tool) simply refused to work with Streampusher. BUTT works normally with Liquidsoap’s harbor, so I thought it must have be something wrong with my code. I use a small ruby script to authenticate the harbor, like this: def...


liquidsoap 1.3.0 released

Liquidsoap version 1.3.0 was recently released! Here are some of the new features and possible gotchas. You can check out the full changelog here. default=”” argument A couple of the list functions now take an argument for the default type. You will have to update your code. For example: before...


liquidsoap one line if statement

I often run into this problem of trying to conditionally assign something in liquidsoap. source = fallback(id="fallback",track_sensitive=false, [clock(live_dj),mksafe(backup_playlist)]) if tunein_metadata_updates_enabled == "true" then source = on_track(tunein.submit(partnerid="ppppid",partnerkey="ppppkey",stationid="s123456"), s) end Of course this doesn’t work. Liquidsoap complains that I didn’t use the result of the variable. Since liquidsoap does not actually allow...


using image assets in ember-cli-rails

How do you use images from ember’s pipeline in rails? How do you use images from the asset pipeline in ember templates? Even after reading this giant issue thread, I was still a bit unsure of how exactly to use an asset image in my ember template. In my case...