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Episode #47 - February 2, 2010

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Rails_upgrade, smart_cookie_store, and Rack::ForceIE7 are covered in this episode of Ruby5. We also touch on the Jemini screencasts, delayed paperclip, Ruby gems for VirtualBox, and Capybara.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • rails_upgrade
  • smart_cookie_store
  • Jemini
  • Rack::ForceIE7
  • Delayed Paperclip
  • VirtualBox
  • Capybara
  • Ruby5

Rack::ForceIE7 Jump to Story

Andrew Chalkley recently released a new Rack middleware called Rack::ForceIE7. This stack component sets a custom response header which instructs Internet Explorer 8 to act in IE7 compatibility mode. So, if you're having issues with IE8 gumming up your application's look and feel, then this provides you with a short-term patch to tell IE8 to act like its older, slightly less intelligent cousin, while you migrate your users to Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. ;)

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails

Episode #453 – April 4th, 2014

On today's episode, PDF generation options, some Ruby 2.1 garbage collection "discussion", CDN performance, an edge Rails treat, and a new book from Thoughtbot. Also, your intrepid hosts take their final bow.