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Episode #60 - March 19, 2010

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You got your Maven repo in my Rubygems source! Plus the Visual Guide to NoSQL, sentient_user, Rit, Apple Push Notifications, hosting a CMS on Heroku, and more in this “Won’t you be my neighbor day” edition of Ruby5.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Be My Neighbor?
  • Jars and Gems
  • Bullet
  • NoSQL Systems
  • Heroku CMS Hosting
  • Sentient User
  • APN_on_rails
  • Rit
  • Ruby5

Sentient User Jump to Story

Even have to access a current_user from your controllers in your models? If you rely on monkeypatching ActiveRecord, you probably have a concurrency defect waiting to bite you in production. The SentientUser gem makes this dead simple, and adds convenience methods for setting a user in your tests or from the console. And in your models, you can simply say "User.current" to get the current user.

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RubyConf 2014 wrap-up, accelerating your Rails app, RubyGems.org gets redesigned, Heroku wants you to try HTTP Git, and new versions of Rails were released

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This episode covers Ruby 2.1.5, the templating libraries Scribble and Curly, a statically-typed Ruby called Rubysierung and Minitest-Reporters.

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Tail call optimizations, keeping migrations healthy, how raptor is so much faster, the psychology of SAAS products, and Ru for your CLI all in this episode of the Ruby5!