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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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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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Get your mind in the Gutter, agree that Programming is Not Math, be a RubyCritic, master Vim Plugins for Ruby, review 3 Ways to Create Classes in Ruby, and take a trip to RailsPacific.

July 18th, 2014

Take a peek into your app, think about accessibility, write polyglot web apps, learn Rails, say goodbye to 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 support

July 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover fun with iBeacons and PunchClock, visually starting a Rails app with Prelang, a Ruby Queue Pop method with Timeout, text translations from the command line with Termit and Diving into the Rails request handling.

July 11th, 2014

Time Travel Movies explained in git, a free online book to learn programming, better controllers with adequate_exposure, Avdi's Sinatra testing adventure, Engine Yard's App Server Arena, and the Informant Heroku add-on all in this episode of the Ruby5!