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Episode #10 - September 15, 2009

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CloudCrowd, Static, testing speeds, and databases optimization are covered in this episode. And, what starts with a little foreigner must also end with a little foreigner.

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CloudCrowd - Parallel Processing for the Rest of Us Jump to Story

The team over at DocumentCloud released a gem - and probably one of the most feature-rich "gems" in a while, at that - to help you manage parallel processing through background jobs. The "gem" not only provides you with the actual Job objects, but it also manages a central management server, worker daemons, and even provides a really slick web interface to monitor the whole thing. If you do any kind of background job processing at all, you should do yourself a favor and at least check this out. By the way, their wiki over on GitHub is incredibly well done... take some notes, people.

August 22nd, 2014

Semaphore is now free for open source projects, URL extraction with PostRank-URI, STI with JSON fields, a different approach to email validation, transit-rails, and the Pixel Perfect Precision Handbook all in this episode of the Ruby5!

August 19th, 2014

We talk about Rails 4.0.9 and 4.1.5, flatten records, introduce Http::Exceptions, manage configurations, and update Devise.

August 15th, 2014

Dokkufy, Rails Helpers, JRuby, Xiki and DHH code review

August 12th, 2014

We talk about using the Facebook SDK with RubyMotion, Event Sourcing with Sandthorn, gems like rails_param and Groupdate, and time tracking with Hours.