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Episode #39 - January 5, 2010

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The results of the 2009 Ruby Survey are in, the author of Thinking Sphinx provides a recap, and we Wackamole with MongoDB. Also, MailStyle, NetRecorder, and Ruby regular expressions make it into this episode of Ruby5.

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  • Regular Expressions
  • Wackamole
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MailStyle - HTML Emails with CSS Jump to Story

MailStyle is a library written by Jim Neath which aims to make your CSS-styled HTML emails better accepted across a wider range of email readers. See, there are a lot of mail readers that don't allow for embedded stylesheets or even properly parse page-defined styles into their HTML elements; they often just ignore them all together. So, with MailStyle, you can define a master stylesheet and it will automatically inline all defined and used styles into the HTML email's elements for better reader support. Good rule of thumb: When you think HTML email, think 1995 web browser support.

August 19th, 2014

We talk about Rails 4.0.9 and 4.1.5, flatten records, introduce Http::Exceptions, manage configurations, and update Devise.

August 15th, 2014

Dokkufy, Rails Helpers, JRuby, Xiki and DHH code review

August 12th, 2014

We talk about using the Facebook SDK with RubyMotion, Event Sourcing with Sandthorn, gems like rails_param and Groupdate, and time tracking with Hours.

August 8th, 2014

Beautiful API documentation, deprecating paths in Rails mailers, taking RubySteps, meeting Starboard, and the new Heroku Button