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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 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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URL parsing with Rippersnapper, awesome APIs with Pliny, thread-safe utilities from Charles Nutter, a revival of the invoicing gem, info about recursion and memoization, querying git with gitql, and refactoring bad controllers all in this episode of the Ruby5 podcast!

April 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover the results of the Cloudflare Heartbleed challenge, tracking trends in the Ruby community with the Ruby Survey, Rails 4.1 ActiveRecord enums, iStats for CPU temperature on OS X and some Insanely Useful ActiveAdmin Customizations.

April 8th, 2014

The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.

April 8th, 2014

On today's episode: Rails 4 PostgreSQL integration, tips for hiring great software engineers, Ruby Love, what your conference proposal is missing, crafting a conference talk, an introduction to JSON schemas, Build a Ruby Gem, and Surviving APIs with Rails