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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

Delayed Paperclip: Background Processing with Paperclip Jump to Story

We talk a lot about improving your application's user experience by speeding up response times. To this end, Jesse Storimer released a new gem called Delayed_Paperclip. So, instead of interpreting and resizing uploaded graphics inline with the user's request, they're automatically thrown into a background job (via delayed_job) for asynchronous processing. This leaves your user to continue about their business and allows you to work those jobs off at your leisure.

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Dokkufy, Rails Helpers, JRuby, Xiki and DHH code review

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