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Episode #203 - September 2nd, 2011

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Rails 3.1.0 has been released! ... Derick Bailey's blog post, "Don't Limit Your Backbone Apps To Backbone Constructs" ... Scott Chacon's blog post, "GitHub Flow" ... RubyGems 1.8.10 security patch ... ActiveConfiguration generic settings store ... Normalize.css ... Steve Richert's blog post, "Simultaneous Capybara Sessions in Cucumber".

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  • New Relic
  • Rails 3.1.0
  • Writing Backbone.js apps
  • Github Flow
  • RubyGems security fix
  • ActiveConfiguration
  • normalize.css
  • Capybara Sessions
  • Ruby5

ActiveConfiguration: A Generic Settings Store Jump to Story

From Thomas Mango's blog post:

ActiveConfiguration is a Rails engine that exposes a generic settings store to ActiveRecord models. Made for very configurable applications, it allows you to avoid implementing specific ways to store settings for each model that needs such a configuration.

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