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Episode #325 - November 27, 2012

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The Tar Pits of Ruby Research, Random Asynchronous Latency, and Pre-Flight Shenanigans are all on this episode of Ruby5.

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Unicode Whitespace Shenanigans Jump to Story

There's probably some usefulness to this character beyond playing pranks on other developers, but the Unicode Non Breaking Space can be used to create methods and class names with apparent spaces. This character acts like any other non-whitespace character, so methods like split won't catch it. Mess with your friends by reading Peter Cooper's Ruby Inside post on it.

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails

Episode #453 – April 4th, 2014

On today's episode, PDF generation options, some Ruby 2.1 garbage collection "discussion", CDN performance, an edge Rails treat, and a new book from Thoughtbot. Also, your intrepid hosts take their final bow.