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Episode #38 - December 29, 2009

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The Ruby Gems Bundler, has_scope, Responders, and LipsiADMIN are covered on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we talk about articles covering PDF generation in the cloud, Twitter Streaming with Web Sockets, and the anniversary of the Rails and Merb merge.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Bundler with Rails
  • Inherited Resources
  • Generating PDFs
  • Twitter Web Sockets
  • LipsiADMIN
  • Deep in Rails
  • Rails and Merb
  • Ruby5

The has_scope and Responders gems Jump to Story

The Inherited Resources library for Rails recently hit the 1.0 mark and José Valim wrote up an article covering two other projects that have evolved from out of it. First, has_scope allows you to map controller parameters directly to your models' named scopes to clean up a bit of your controller code. And second, Responders, which gives you access to several Rails 3 responders (think responds_with) in the Rails 2 branch.

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