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Episode #139 - January 7, 2011

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Tenacity, Timeago, Decent Exposure 1.0, better STI and even God all get some love today, plus some delightful repartee about hashrockets and gem versioning.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Decent Exposure
  • Versioning gems
  • Ruby 1.9 and God
  • => :(
  • Revisiting STI
  • Tenacity
  • Timeago
  • Ruby5

Timeago - fuzzy timestamps the easy way Jump to Story

distance_of_time_in_words, you served us well. Timeago, a jQuery plugin from Ryan McGeary, just asks that you use the HTML ABBR or TIME tag for your timestamps, and it does the rest. Fuzzy user-friendly timestamps without the trouble of typing that lengthy helper method name!

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.