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Episode #259 - March 30th, 2012

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Yehuda rises to the call with RailsApp, touching your web pages with hammer, two different ckeditor asset gems, teeny finite state machines with micromachine, diffbench, curator, and Jruby in the Google Summer of Code.

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  • New Relic
  • RailsApp
  • hammer.js
  • ckeditor-rails
  • ckeditor
  • micromachine
  • diffbench
  • curator
  • JRuby GSoC
  • Ruby5

diffbench Jump to Story

Bogan Gusiev wrote in to tell us about his tool, diffbench. Given a set of performance tests, a patch, and a codebase, it runs the tests both with an without the patch, producing a table with the statistics. You can see it in use on these patches for ActiveRecord, ActiveModel, ActiveSupport, and Mail.

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