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Episode #447 – March 11th, 2014

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Google's Summer of Code, Test-Driven Rails Part 2, putting the Can in CanCan, building your first Ruby gem, and a Ruby Heroes reminder.

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When you need an authorization solution for a Rails app, you might think of CanCan by Ryan Bates. Since Ryan has been taking a break recently, Bryan Rite from MojoLingo forked the gem into a new one called CanCanCan. The gem doesn’t change the CanCan namespace at all so it’s a drop-in replacement except for the Gemfile change. Version 1.7.0 was released recently with strong_parameters support, multiple abilities with associations, and a bunch of overdue bug fixes.

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This episode covers an open source admin framework, the Rails protect from forgery method, fast testing, and a new reactive framework.

September 12th, 2014

@rubystrings, Global Day of Coderetreat 2014, Asynchronous Integration Tests With Capybara, nice rake tasks, and module prepend in rails 5

September 9th, 2014

This episode covers RSpec 3.1, unifying multiple analytics services with Rack::Tracker, new features in Rails 4.2, the Fearless Rails Deployment book, a spike for thoughts about Rack 2.0 with The_Metal and RubyConf Portugal.

September 5th, 2014

Reading Rails talks TimeWithZone, descriptive_statistics, new gems in Rails 4.2, Paperdragon, and using Ruby's English operators all in this episode of the Ruby5 podcast!