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Episode #262 - April 10th, 2012

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Railcar tries to make setting up Rails easier before the Japanese bullet train zooms by, CoffeeConsole comes to our Web Inspectors, Konacha gives you serious JavaScript tests within Rails, Schnitzelpress makes blogging easier and faster, Proffer decouples your instance variables from your views and ruby-debug19 gets forked into a 1.9.3-compatible debugger.

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Railcar: an isolated Rails environment Jump to Story

You've probably heard about Yehuda Katz’s Tokaido project based on his Kickstarter campaign to make it simpler for beginners to setup and install a Rails environment for development on OS X. The project has inspired Jeremy McAnally to create Railcar, a MacRuby application which creates an isolated environment for you with Homebrew, rb-env, Ruby, and some default packages. All of this is isolated from the rest of your system. The project isn't near a public release, but if you want to get involved with helping the project Jeremy is looking for assistance with development, or donations to help fund development.

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