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Episode #104 - August 20, 2010

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We quickly mention a bunch of results of WhyDay, including releases of Shoes, Hackety Hack, Camping, Kext, and code golf in Ruby, as well as our standard fare of interesting projects like Rid, MongoMatic, a blog post on writing your own daemons in Ruby, an IRC bot framework, Swimlanes (a git visualization tool from Jim Weirich), and of course, the Ruby 1.9.2 release.

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  • NewRelic RPM
  • Whyday
  • Poignant Guide
  • Shoes 3
  • Camping 2.1
  • Hackety Hack 1.0-pre
  • Kaxxt
  • Code Golf
  • RID
  • MongoMatic
  • Skinnky Daemons
  • Cinch
  • Swimlanes
  • Ruby 1.9.2
  • Ruby5

Skinny Daemons Jump to Story

Using Sinatra, Thin, and RubyGems, the Head Labs team describes how to build a Daemon in Ruby that is easily installed and started. If you want to create restful services that are easily installed and run as daemons, this is the place to look.

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Beautiful API documentation, deprecating paths in Rails mailers, taking RubySteps, meeting Starboard, and the new Heroku Button