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Episode #441 - February 18th, 2014

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In this episode we cover mruby 1.0, Hound CI, ActiveIntegration, Rails Flash Partials, Inch, Inheritable Aliases, and a big Rails for Zombies update. Put down your brains and your entrails.

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Inheritable Aliases in Ruby Jump to Story

Ruby’s method aliases are pretty handy, but if you method_alias in a class and then extend from that class, it won’t work. One way to solve this is by using the Forwardable module and its def_delegator method that are included in the Ruby standard library. However, a better solution is outlined in Nate Smith’s blog post, in which he describes writing a custom inheritable_alias method.

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RubyConf 2014 wrap-up, accelerating your Rails app, RubyGems.org gets redesigned, Heroku wants you to try HTTP Git, and new versions of Rails were released

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This episode covers Ruby 2.1.5, the templating libraries Scribble and Curly, a statically-typed Ruby called Rubysierung and Minitest-Reporters.

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