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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 Magazine
  • Bullet
  • Memory
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  • Fiscali
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That's Not a Memory Leak, It's Bloat Jump to Story

Sudara Williams wrote up a great article over on the Engine Yard blog about how most of the memory issues they see with Rails originate with bad ActiveRecord usage. According to Sudara, Ruby tends to be greedy with memory, so creating an ActiveRecord collection with several thousand elements may permanently eat up your system's available memory.

September 19th, 2014

Start using Fourchette, roll-out features by the instance, read logs with a little help from your friends, run your own bitcoin node, and say hello to byebug!

September 16th, 2014

This episode covers an open source admin framework, the Rails protect from forgery method, fast testing, and a new reactive framework.

September 12th, 2014

@rubystrings, Global Day of Coderetreat 2014, Asynchronous Integration Tests With Capybara, nice rake tasks, and module prepend in rails 5

September 9th, 2014

This episode covers RSpec 3.1, unifying multiple analytics services with Rack::Tracker, new features in Rails 4.2, the Fearless Rails Deployment book, a spike for thoughts about Rack 2.0 with The_Metal and RubyConf Portugal.