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Episode #187 - June 28, 2011

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Call to arms at the Universitas, learn about two-factor authentication, EngineX, Brewdler, the Adhearson console, RABL, and Ruby 1.9 "keep your hash-rocket away from my colon!" syntax issues.

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Rails JSON templates through RABL Jump to Story

If you're writing up an API you may find yourself overriding ActiveModel's as_json or serialized_hash methods. Things can get sloppy, especially when you have to rename fields for the API or start sending view concerns into your model, like user roles for instance. This is where RABL comes in, providing you a tempating system for generating JSON and XML at the view level.

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