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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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  • NoSQL Systems
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Apple Push Notifications are a great way to send data to iPhone applications, and this gem lets your Rails apps do it easily. It generates models for the devices you talk to and the notifications you send, and has a cronnable rake task that actually sends out the push notifications. there is a little configuration you have to step through, given Apple's developer signing keys, but it is all straightforward and documented well.

August 27, 2014

In today's episode we cover the new Rails 4.2beta, JSON API Resources, Country Select 2.0, Harpoon, Poodr course learning, and Feature Focus all while riding in our Roles Royce.

August 22nd, 2014

Semaphore is now free for open source projects, URL extraction with PostRank-URI, STI with JSON fields, a different approach to email validation, transit-rails, and the Pixel Perfect Precision Handbook all in this episode of the Ruby5!

August 19th, 2014

We talk about Rails 4.0.9 and 4.1.5, flatten records, introduce Http::Exceptions, manage configurations, and update Devise.

August 15th, 2014

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