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Episode #42 - January 15, 2010

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Nezumi, Churn, and Reservation are all covered in this episode. We also take a look at loading images in MacRuby and combining GeoKit and SearchLogic.

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  • Heroku
  • Nezumi
  • Churn
  • MacRuby Tutorials
  • Reservation Calendar
  • Geokit + SearchLogic
  • Ruby5

Churn Jump to Story

Stability is a constant battle, and while tests can help a lot, it's nice to have other precautions in place that can identify potential problems. The Churn gem from Dan Mayer, aims to do exactly that. Churn identifies potentially problematic code on the premise that there is a high correlation between buggy code and high-churn code.

August 22nd, 2014

Semaphore is now free for open source projects, URL extraction with PostRank-URI, STI with JSON fields, a different approach to email validation, transit-rails, and the Pixel Perfect Precision Handbook all in this episode of the Ruby5!

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.