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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

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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.

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