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Episode #44 - January 22, 2010

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This week we look into Cappuccino and Sprite. We also check out the MacRuby Debugger, Websockets with Cramp, Secure URLs, and Migrating to Rails 3.

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  • Websockets
  • CappuccinoResource
  • Rails 3
  • MacRuby Debugger
  • auto_sprite
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auto_sprite: Easy Sprites in Rails Jump to Story

Stephen Blackstone has written a gem called auto_sprite that will automatically combine images into a sprite in rails. It uses RMagick to combine all of the images in a sprites directory into one file, then it generates a CSS file that you include in your Rails app. It overrides the image_tag helper to use the correct sprite code if available.

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