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Episode #12 - September 22, 2009

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friendly_id, watchr, Rubber, and jsvars are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, get your boots on, 'cause it's time again for another RailsBridge and Rails Core BugMash going on this weekend.

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watchr, a Possible Replacement for autotest Jump to Story

Martin Aumont released a gem recently, called watchr. watchr is, at its heart, a file system monitoring application that focuses on a specific directory and then runs whatever executable you like after each file change. It accepts configuration scripts and, with about two lines of code, can even do 80% of what autotest can do. There is a lot of power in the flexibility with this one.

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

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

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