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Episode #8 - September 8, 2009

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The Rails 2.3.4 release and security updates start off this Tuesday episode. We also cover Rails Magazine, memory bloat, Bullet, Fiscali, and a little bit of Ruby 1.9.

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  • Rails 2.3.4
  • Passenger Pane
  • Rails Magazine
  • Bullet
  • Memory
  • Dates
  • Fiscali
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Rails 2.3.4 Released Along with Security Updates Jump to Story

Late last week, Ruby on Rails received a couple of security patches. And, these patches prompted an immediate Rails 2.3.4 release. The vulnerabilities involve a potential weakness in unicode string handling, which may allow an attacker to inject unwanted HTML code into your forms, and a theoretical time-based attack in the encrypted cookie session store. Some issues have been reported with Ruby 1.9, so be cautious when upgrading.

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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.

August 8th, 2014

Beautiful API documentation, deprecating paths in Rails mailers, taking RubySteps, meeting Starboard, and the new Heroku Button