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Episode #79 - May 25, 2010

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Three new versions of Ruby on Rails in just as many days! Also, Spira, running Vim in IRB, the Rails 3 router, and a new Ruby VM shootout on this episode of Ruby5.

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  • Rails 2.3.6
  • Rails 2.3.7
  • Rails 2.3.8
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  • Vim in IRB
  • VM Shootout
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Ruby VM Shootout Jump to Story

With the recent release of Rubinius 1.0 and JRuby 1.5, Mitko Kostov decided to run through Antonio Cangiano’s ruby-benchmark suite. His results - although performed against contrived examples - show that Rubinius is the fastest overall of the group, followed by Ruby 1.9.2, JRuby 1.5, and Ruby 1.8.7, respectively.

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.