Same old skin, shiny new guts

After stumbling across Ramaze a few weeks ago, I knew I had finally found the Ruby web framework I’d been waiting for. It’s still young and the documentation is still sparse, but the code is so clear and well-commented (and the folks in #ramaze on freenode were so helpful) that it only took me a week or so of frenzied hacking to completely rebuild wonko.com in Ruby. You’re looking at the result.

The only significant user-visible change is that the search feature is now powered by the Yahoo! Search developer API. Try it out; I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how well it works.

I’ll post more about Ramaze and Thoth (my new blog engine) later. In the meantime, if you’re curious, you can find the code here.