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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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A Month in the Life of Thinking Sphinx Jump to Story

Back in October, Pat Allen asked for donations to help fun his work on Thinking Sphinx. Thinking Sphinx, if you can't recall , is a Ruby interface for ActiveRecord to the Sphinx search daemon. And, this past Sunday, he wrote up an article covering everything that the community got in return for the investment. He added testing macros, multi-index support, default Sphinx scopes, and more. It's worth a look if you're doing full-text searching in your application.

July 22nd, 2014

Get your mind in the Gutter, agree that Programming is Not Math, be a RubyCritic, master Vim Plugins for Ruby, review 3 Ways to Create Classes in Ruby, and take a trip to RailsPacific.

July 18th, 2014

Take a peek into your app, think about accessibility, write polyglot web apps, learn Rails, say goodbye to 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 support

July 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover fun with iBeacons and PunchClock, visually starting a Rails app with Prelang, a Ruby Queue Pop method with Timeout, text translations from the command line with Termit and Diving into the Rails request handling.

July 11th, 2014

Time Travel Movies explained in git, a free online book to learn programming, better controllers with adequate_exposure, Avdi's Sinatra testing adventure, Engine Yard's App Server Arena, and the Informant Heroku add-on all in this episode of the Ruby5!