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Episode #65 - April 6, 2010

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Phat, Watir, gemspecs, and exception2db are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, CSS sprites, the Rails 3 beta 2 release, and delayed job 2.0 are covered, as well.

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CSS Sprite Best Practices Jump to Story

Back in Episode #44, Nick and Jim covered auto_sprite. This week, there's another option, called css_sprite by Richard Huang. css_sprite uses convention over configuration and allows you to generate multiple sprite image files (and CSS files) per project. It'll even generate some SASS for you too, if that's your thing.

October 21st, 2014

Aimee and Nate talk about UltraHook, Using Capybara in Integration Tests, Background Processing with Einhorn, Barcelona Ruby Conf Top 5, and Raptor.

October 16th, 2014

Unary Operators, Writing fast Ruby, each_with_object, ES6 Transpiler and HStore

October 14th, 2014

RailsRumble, Ruby Motion for Rails devs, how Ruby Hashes work, how to deal with data migrations, clean up your routes file, and get better logs.

October 7th, 2014

Rails data migrations, tools for optimization, Bundler::Updater, using UUID with Postgres, 20,000 Leagues Under Active Record, and Ruby 2.2.0