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Episode #229 - December 9th, 2011

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The 2011 Ruby Year in Review, RailsConf Videos, yslow from the command line, scaling mysql, HumaneJS, rein, GroupedScope, FireCSS, and your usual witty commentary on this episode of Ruby5

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  • NewRelic
  • 2011 Retrospective
  • RubyConf Videos
  • YSlow
  • Scaling MySQL
  • HumaneJS
  • rein
  • RubyGems
  • GroupedScope
  • FireCSS
  • #GDCR
  • Ruby5

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Rein is a gem for adding constraints to your database. If you work in a situation where you need foreign key constraints for mysql or postgres, this can give it to you. But if you're using postgres, you can also contrain integers and dates to ranges, and strings to pre-set values.

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Get your mind in the Gutter, agree that Programming is Not Math, be a RubyCritic, master Vim Plugins for Ruby, review 3 Ways to Create Classes in Ruby, and take a trip to RailsPacific.

July 18th, 2014

Take a peek into your app, think about accessibility, write polyglot web apps, learn Rails, say goodbye to 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 support

July 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover fun with iBeacons and PunchClock, visually starting a Rails app with Prelang, a Ruby Queue Pop method with Timeout, text translations from the command line with Termit and Diving into the Rails request handling.

July 11th, 2014

Time Travel Movies explained in git, a free online book to learn programming, better controllers with adequate_exposure, Avdi's Sinatra testing adventure, Engine Yard's App Server Arena, and the Informant Heroku add-on all in this episode of the Ruby5!