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Episode #341 - February 1st, 2013

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Hold on to your butts! RubyGems got pwned. What else is going on this half of this week? Well, a new way to interrogate your arrays, some wise words about random numbers in Ruby, a multi-line memoization technique, asynchronous requests with Thin, and oh, by the way, your CSS is garbage.

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  • Ruby & Random
  • Sexy Memoization
  • Async Thin
  • CSS Trashman
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RubyGems.org Hacked Jump to Story

RubyGems.org was hacked Wednesday morning. An exploit in the Psych YAML gem was used to post the site's config files publicly. Additionally, it was possible that some gem source code was compromised. So, the server was shut down, preventing deploys based on bundler. Heroku disabled its deploys as well. All gems are being audited against known good sources.

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