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Episode #422 – November 26th, 2013

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Ruby fixes a heap overflow, Rack::Attack protects your app from abusive clients, a proposal for changing Rails Session Storage, learn about Rake File Tasks and Demystify the Ruby GC.

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Heap overflow in Ruby's Floating Point Parsing Jump to Story

A security vulnerability has been found in MRI late last week, which exploits a heap overflow when converting strings to floating point. All versions of MRI Ruby are affected. The Ruby core team has already fixed the issue and released new versions for Ruby 1.9, 2.0 and the 2.1 preview.

October 24th, 2014

Enforcing your environment with ENVied, easier payment integration with Payola, faster logic with pippi, multithreading in MRI, and Practicing Rails.

October 21st, 2014

Aimee and Nate talk about UltraHook, Using Capybara in Integration Tests, Background Processing with Einhorn, Barcelona Ruby Conf Top 5, and Raptor.

October 16th, 2014

Unary Operators, Writing fast Ruby, each_with_object, ES6 Transpiler and HStore

October 14th, 2014

RailsRumble, Ruby Motion for Rails devs, how Ruby Hashes work, how to deal with data migrations, clean up your routes file, and get better logs.