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Episode #379 - June 18, 2013

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It's Rails day as Heroku moves to Ruby 2.0, Rails 2.3's life is lingering, we build Awesome APIs, visit removing Views, cut back on Callbacks, expand our Environments, and tackle Changed Tests on this episode of Ruby5.

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  • Heroku Ruby 2.0
  • Rails LTS
  • Awesome APIs
  • Stubbing Views
  • Environments
  • Callback Problems
  • Changed Tests
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Rails LTS and the Rails 2.3 end of life Jump to Story

With the upcoming release of Rails 4, the Rails core team officially drops all support for the Rails 2.3 branch. That means that either you're on your own for security updates, you're relying on the community, or perhaps Makaranda's Rails LTS (long term support) service is for you. It's a commercial fork of Rails to offer longer term framework support.

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