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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
  • Ruby5

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.

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Take a peek into your app, think about accessibility, write polyglot web apps, learn Rails, say goodbye to 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 support

July 15th, 2014

In this episode we cover fun with iBeacons and PunchClock, visually starting a Rails app with Prelang, a Ruby Queue Pop method with Timeout, text translations from the command line with Termit and Diving into the Rails request handling.

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Time Travel Movies explained in git, a free online book to learn programming, better controllers with adequate_exposure, Avdi's Sinatra testing adventure, Engine Yard's App Server Arena, and the Informant Heroku add-on all in this episode of the Ruby5!

July 8th, 2014

From small releases of Rails 4, to Awesome Ruby, to ActiveSupport's MessageEncryptor, to BHF, and Inch CI, Olivier and Gregg fourchette their way through the Ruby world.