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Episode #217 - October 25th, 2011

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Show some tender love for prepared statements, transmuter, watchtower, rails is not your application, spinach, and Rails for Zombies 2!

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Recently, Oriol Gual and the folks over at codegram realized that what they liked about Cucumber wasn't really Cucumber at all, it was Gherkin, the feature parser behind Cucumber. They ended up writing their own gem called Spinach which uses the parserand allows you to create steps which are encapsulated so you can reuse them in a cleaner way.

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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.

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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

Episode #453 – April 4th, 2014

On today's episode, PDF generation options, some Ruby 2.1 garbage collection "discussion", CDN performance, an edge Rails treat, and a new book from Thoughtbot. Also, your intrepid hosts take their final bow.