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Episode #46 - January 29, 2010

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Classifier, ActionMailer in Rails 3, and ActsAsSolrReloaded are covered in this Friday episode. Also, we go over Dirty Associations and RVM. And finally, Nick and Jim say farewell to Ruby5.

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  • Heroku
  • Classifier
  • ActionMailer
  • ActsAsSolrReloaded
  • Dirty Associations
  • RVM
  • Farewell
  • Ruby5

ActsAsSolrReloaded - Solr on Rails Jump to Story

If you are going to do a full text index for your application, Apache's Solr project seems to be the most popular solution. Diego Carrion has decided to pick up the branch the acts_as_solr project under the name acts_as_solr_reloaded. it offers some features the original does not, including support for dynamic attributes, geo-location, support for acts_as_taggable_on highlighting and relevance ranking.

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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.

August 8th, 2014

Beautiful API documentation, deprecating paths in Rails mailers, taking RubySteps, meeting Starboard, and the new Heroku Button