Archive | oldskool

28 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

Writing Oldskool Plugins

Earlier this week I wrote about Oldskool which is a Gem extendable search tool. Today I want to show how to create a plugin for it to query some custom source. We’ll build a plugin that shows Puppet Type references, you can see how it will look in the image, click for a larger version. […]

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26 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

Oldskool: A Gem extendible search engine

Back in the day The Well had a text based conference system, you used dial in, then telnet and later ssh to their server and interacted with other members through a text system called PicoSpan. Eventually things moved to the web and it became a lot more forum like. The thing that I really loved […]

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