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Episode #61 - March 23, 2010

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In this episode we cover the Ruby 1.9.2 release schedule, Sproutcore 1.0, scaling Ruby, Rack::Throttle , WebMock, and last but certainly not least, Blue Light Special.

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  • Red Dirt Ruby
  • Ruby 1.9.2 Schedule
  • SproutCore 1.0
  • Ruby Scales
  • Rack::Throttle
  • WebMock
  • Blue Light Special
  • Ruby5

Blue Light Special Jump to Story

This past week, the team at Envy Labs released their highly opinionated and expanded version of Thoughtbot's Clearance gem, creatively titled Blue Light Special. It acts as a strong starting point for a new application, providing user authentication, impersonation, integration with MadMimi, and background jobs with Delayed::Job.

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

August 12th, 2014

We talk about using the Facebook SDK with RubyMotion, Event Sourcing with Sandthorn, gems like rails_param and Groupdate, and time tracking with Hours.