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Episode #54 - February 26, 2010

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Hobo, ExtJS, Google Forms, and Delorians are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, we discuss the Ruby Best Practices book and XML generation.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Scopes
  • Ruby Best Practices
  • XML Responses
  • 2010 Conferences
  • Hobo
  • Netzke
  • Google Forms
  • Delorean
  • Ruby5

Speed up your XML Responses Jump to Story

Matt Aimonetti put together a comparison, specifically covering the generation of XML from within Rails. And, while the XML Builder is fine for a lot of cases, he finds that for larger document generation, Nokogiri may be your better choice, performing up to four times faster than XML Builder in his examples.

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