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Episode #295 - August 7th, 2012

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This episode marks the 3 year anniversary of Ruby5, thank you all for listening. Today we cover api_taster, overriding instance method with module, more Rails 4 live streaming, event tracking, checker gem, and legacy systems.

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  • Semaphore
  • api_taster
  • Overriding Instance
  • Live Streaming
  • event tracking
  • Checker Gem
  • Legacy Systems
  • Ruby5

Legacy Systems on Rails Jump to Story

Jason Lewis recently started writing a series of Rails blog posts on Legacy Systems on Rails. In his first post he uses a mix of the ActiveRecord API and some meta programming to do some pretty crazy attribute mapping onto his application models to work with a Legacy database. Definitely keep an eye out if you're in his shoes.

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