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Episode #115 - September 28, 2010

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Rubinius 1.1, conference videos, Rails in the cloud, Screeninator, Cinderella, and when an object isn't quite an object are all covered on this episode of Ruby5.

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Brian Morearty dropped us a line this week to let us know about a blog article he wrote recently called, "Ruby on Rails BedTime Stories." The main take away is that helper objects can often clean up your code, isolate interests, and clarify your intent. Specifically, he uses the Rails fragment cache mechanism as an example to illustrate his point.

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails

Episode #453 – April 4th, 2014

On today's episode, PDF generation options, some Ruby 2.1 garbage collection "discussion", CDN performance, an edge Rails treat, and a new book from Thoughtbot. Also, your intrepid hosts take their final bow.