If you are a Windows-running Rubyist, you are going to want to check out the new Ruby Installer. Munin monitoring, Pubsub reading and Hashie objects are also covered. Oh, and spam, spam, spam, spam-blocking with Defender.
This episode is sponsored by New Relic. New Relic gives you performance monitoring, tracking, and reporting of your web applications.
Semaphore is now free for open source projects, URL extraction with PostRank-URI, STI with JSON fields, a different approach to email validation, transit-rails, and the Pixel Perfect Precision Handbook all in this episode of the Ruby5!
We talk about Rails 4.0.9 and 4.1.5, flatten records, introduce Http::Exceptions, manage configurations, and update Devise.
Dokkufy, Rails Helpers, JRuby, Xiki and DHH code review
We talk about using the Facebook SDK with RubyMotion, Event Sourcing with Sandthorn, gems like rails_param and Groupdate, and time tracking with Hours.