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Episode #293 - July 31st, 2012

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We master space and time this week (discussing a book of the same name), deep dive with ActiveRecord which loves blocks, live stream with Rails 4.0, and discuss Team Dashboard, respond_to_missing?, Synack, and Try iOS.

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  • AR Deep Dive
  • Synack
  • Master Space
  • Try iOS
  • Ruby5

ActiveRecord loves blocks Jump to Story

Do you know how easy it is to use a block syntax to create new ActiveRecord objects? Carlos Antonio da Silva posted an article on the Plataformatec blog which illustrates this technique that's been around for a while, but you may not be using it.

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