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Episode #75 - May 11, 2010

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RDropbox, resque_unit, and Asset Fingerprint are on this episode of Ruby5. Also, QActiveResource, Munin, and Inside Ruby on Rails make an appearance, as well.

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  • Graphing with Munin
  • Faster ActiveResource
  • Inside RoR
  • resque_unit
  • Broken Assets
  • RDropbox
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Making ActiveResource 34x Faster Jump to Story

Scott Wheeler, on Directed Edge, just wrote up and released his new gem, called QActiveResource. It's an ActiveResource extension that utilizes customer C++ Qt extensions to process XML, outperforming the default AR parser and even Nokogiri. The source code, benchmark suite, and results are all available on GitHub.

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