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Episode #281 - June 15th, 2012

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Tribune Company open sources eight gems … New “Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots” podcast from thoughtbot … Grocer: another APNS gem … BubbleWrap: Cocoa wrappers and helpers for RubyMotion … Early access to “Confident Ruby” e-book … 25 things you need to know about Backbone and Rails

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  • BubbleWrap.io
  • Confident Ruby e-book
  • Backbone.js and Rails
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Tribune Company Open Sources Eight Gems Jump to Story

The Tribune Company just open-sourced eight of their gems.
  • sql safety net - hooks into ActiveRecord to analyze SQL queries.
  • cobranding - allows you too pull marked up HTML from a URL and use it as a layout in a Rails view.
  • add http header - provides Rack middleware which adds an http header to the response.
  • active record cache - provides a caching layer to ActiveRecord models
  • is it working - provides a mechanism for setting up a Rack handler that tests the status of various components of an application and reports the output
  • super awesome resource serializer - powerful object serialization
  • sort by field - provides sorting by fields to arrays and enumerable objects
  • path tree - provides support for creating tree data structures.

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