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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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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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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.