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Episode #204 - September 9th, 2011

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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.

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

Combustion Jump to Story

This week Pat Allen released Combustion, a gem that aids in testing rails engines. Conventionally, rails engines are tested by embedding an entire rails app as a test harness... this pulls that code out and into a gem, so you define just the bare minimum needed to test your engine.

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October 24th, 2014

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Unary Operators, Writing fast Ruby, each_with_object, ES6 Transpiler and HStore