6:29 Play Subscribe with or Intro song by Falseta

Episode #204 - September 9th, 2011

3f96171812cda297a261b8d3adcd3bce.jpg?s=18&r=pg&d=http%3a%2f%2fwww.gravatar.com%2favatar%2f8ebf4339f7c8cd73b53d1d1d3eba7c35 Arild Shirazi 83a9ea91315fa15a082e280761dcef28.jpg?s=18&r=pg&d=http%3a%2f%2fwww.gravatar.com%2favatar%2f8ebf4339f7c8cd73b53d1d1d3eba7c35 David Bock

Ryan Bates has been busy, Letter_Opener, Resque Mail Queue, Rails-footnotes, capistrano-colors, capistrano-exts, cumbustion, and rolling your own gem server on this Sherpa-led Ruby5 expedition.

Subscribe to our mailing list!

This episode is sponsored by New Relic. New Relic gives you performance monitoring, tracking, and reporting of your web applications.

  • New Relic
  • Upgrade to Rails 3.1
  • letter_opener
  • rescue_mail_queue
  • rails-footnotes
  • capistrano-exts
  • capistrano-colors
  • Combustion
  • Gem server
  • Ruby5

capistrano-exts Jump to Story

capistrano exts is a set of helper tasks Wael Nasreddine has written to help with the initial server configuration and application provisioning. Things like creating the directory structure, setting up that database, and other one-off he found himself doing by hand far too often.

April 18th, 2014

URL parsing with Rippersnapper, awesome APIs with Pliny, thread-safe utilities from Charles Nutter, a revival of the invoicing gem, info about recursion and memoization, querying git with gitql, and refactoring bad controllers all in this episode of the Ruby5 podcast!

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails