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Episode #165 - April 8, 2011

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More upgrades, a handful of cool projects like green-light, postfixer, roar, and sausage, and our usual rundown of top blog entries, this time about testing payment processing, designing restful search urls, and workflows for staging your designers files into git on this Sherpa-led edition of Ruby5.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Rails 3.0.6
  • RubyGems 1.7.1
  • Green Light
  • Design Workflow
  • PostFixer
  • Transparent Braintree
  • sausage
  • Roar
  • Restful Search
  • RubyNation Wrapup
  • Ruby5

Green Light Jump to Story

One of the things I loved about rails when I first saw it was the way validatios work. Years later, it seems kinda hokey to have to go through a request-response cycle when we have all this rich Javascript UI. Well Phil McClure has released green light, a gem that uses jquery to bring your validations client-side.

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.

August 8th, 2014

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