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Episode #372 - May 24th, 2013

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An Intervention for ActiveRecord, Using Gems in RubyMtion, GemConfig, using Nested Attributes with BackBone, Lyricfy (sorry - Chris made me sing!), and a shoutout to Josh Kemp in this RubyLoco-Powered episode of Ruby5.

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Do horses prefer Nike, Adidas, or Rebok? Josh Kemp can tell you. He can also whip up a few domain models and a little bit of CSS into a custom rails app.

For months, Josh has been learning to become a developer and blogging about his journey, down the material he's working on and the hours he's spent doing it. (He's also the guy that inspired us to talk about RTanque a few months back). A lot of people have taken his journey, but few have done it with such visibility and passion.

He launched his resume site last week and gained a little retweet love from the likes of Corey Haines and Uncle Bob Martin - go watch him pound out a horseshoe - dude has a freakin forge in the back of his car?!?!

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.