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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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We talk about Rails 4.0.9 and 4.1.5, flatten records, introduce Http::Exceptions, manage configurations, and update Devise.

August 15th, 2014

Dokkufy, Rails Helpers, JRuby, Xiki and DHH code review

August 12th, 2014

We talk about using the Facebook SDK with RubyMotion, Event Sourcing with Sandthorn, gems like rails_param and Groupdate, and time tracking with Hours.

August 8th, 2014

Beautiful API documentation, deprecating paths in Rails mailers, taking RubySteps, meeting Starboard, and the new Heroku Button