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Episode #151 - February 18, 2011

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Three blogs about Heroku deployment, Stepdown metrics gem for cucumber, Travis - the new distributed build system, An integrated firewall for Rails3, Using RMagic for fun and proit with Compass, and LumberJack in this edition of Ruby5

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  • Sinatra on Heroku
  • Wildcard SSL on Heroku
  • Packaging on Heroku
  • Stepdown
  • Travis
  • Firewool
  • Compass-Magic
  • Lumberjack
  • Ruby5

Compass-Magic Jump to Story

Compass-Magic is a plugin for the Compass css authoring framework that provides some bifty features with RMagick/ImageMagick, including things like image cropping, resizing, image composing, and other cool things. If you've used compass, you've probably run across a scenario where a change in the css would best be accompanied by a tweak to an image. Now you can do just that.

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