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Episode #169 - April 22, 2011

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the iPhone puts a tag in your ear, a few SASS and Coffeescript references to get you excited, Cuba, faster_require, and Barney on this CodeSherpa-led Ruby5 expedition.

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  • EveryTimeZone
  • Rails3-FullCalendar
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  • faster_require
  • barney
  • Ruby5

faster_require Jump to Story

I/O in Windows is slow, but that doesn't stop people from trying to use it for software development, where operations like compiling and testing need to touch virtually every file in the project. faster_require is a gem by Roger Pack that helps mitigate this problem by speeding up the 'require' operatin in Ruby. In the podcast we mention Faisal Jawdat for writing in about the gem, but neglected to mention Roger as the author. Thanks to both of you!

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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.