May 15, 2012 We look at easier schema-less hstore on Postgres, Ruby versions in your Gemfile, and Skype in your app. We learn how to DRY better, build a Gem from scratch, build a book without scratching yourself and how to binge on Code School for free.
May 4, 2012 Spree 1.1.0 e-commerce platform released … the “t” gem is command-line power tool for Twitter … the Focused Controller gem brings real OOP to Rails controllers … “10 Things You Didn’t Know Rails Could Do” talk by James Edward Gray II … “Legacy Concerns in Rails” blog post by Richard Schneeman … “ruby HTTP client performance shootout redux” blog post by Jonathan Rochkind … RubyMotion lets you use Ruby on iOS
May 1, 2012 This week the Pipeline still has its Dummies, Rails Behaviors push the unobtrusiveness, the post-RailsConf Issues hunt continues, Exhibits & Presenters help you to decorate, and the Signals pay attention to details. Meanwhile Rails 4 picks up pace, we talk to Santiago about Rails-API and all the secrets of RailsConf 2012 are revealed!
April 24, 2012 A whole squad of Ruby5 hosts reports from RailsConf 2012 in Austin. We discuss the DHH keynote, Rails on Roombas, the fact that Confreaks is now filming all talks, progressive enhancement on mobile, sharing your appreciation to community contributors and the Ruby Hero Awards ceremony.
April 17, 2012 In this episode we discuss how to Backbone Views With Rails jQuery-ujs, Shared Mustache Templates for Rails 3, Rails Footnotes 3.7.7 released, Ruby MMO programming challenge, Ruby-plsql 0.5.0 released, and How to Use Bundler Instead of Rvm Gemsets
April 13, 2012 Adhearsion 2.0 released ... Eric Hodel's rdoc-spellcheck 1.0 released ... Dr. Nic's App Scrolls ... Dan Croak's "Decorators vs. Other Patterns" blog post ... Pat Shaughnessy's "Why You Should Be Excited About Garbage Collection in Ruby 2.0" blog post ... DHH's "Testing like the TSA" blog post.
April 3, 2012 A new Rails 3.2.3 with safer defaults for mass assignments, a catalog to make sense of Heroku's millions of add-ons, a fast Puma webserver to chase the Unicorns and their Rainbows!, an Engage! gem to do just that with your customers, bundle outdated to save you from the update dance, and Christopher Walken singing the praises of Ruby on Rails while we ditch it for LOLCODE, because it haz scale.
March 30, 2012 Yehuda rises to the call with RailsApp, touching your web pages with hammer, two different ckeditor asset gems, teeny finite state machines with micromachine, diffbench, curator, and Jruby in the Google Summer of Code.
March 27, 2012 Factory 3.0 says bye to Ruby 1.8 and Rails 2, heroku_san ensures you do your deploys right, Bullet 2.3.0 speeds up your queries, gambas inlines your PDF generation, RVM asks for a testing hand, and Jared Carroll shows how to test an external API.
March 23, 2012 RSpec 2.9.0 released … GitHub Ruby Styleguide … technoweenie’s blog post, “Ending the Mass Assignment Party” … Life Without Gemsets … Custom Bundler Groups … Avdi Grimm’s _Objects on Rails_ Book Available Free