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Episode #129 - November 23, 2010

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PreHeat, Dooby, Hijacker, Heroku Release Management, Solr=pwnt, Rails Dateinput, and Grape are all covered in some shame or form in today's Ruby5 podcast. No podcast friday since we have Thanksgiving.

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  • PreHeat
  • Dooby
  • Hijacker
  • Heroku RM
  • Solr=pwnt
  • Dateinput
  • Grape
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Whys: Production Solr=pwnt Jump to Story

Terry Heath shares a horror story having to do with Solr indexes getting blown away randomly on his production server. The moral of the story: Don’t ever ever store your production password in source control, there are better safer places to put it, everything in lib/tasks is globally scoped, and don’t set the rails environment by default to Production.

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