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 gem to do just that with your customers, bundle outdated to save you from the update dance, and Christopher Walken singing the praises of Ruby on Rails while we ditch it for LOLCODE, because it haz scale.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
March 13, 2012 Compass 0.12 gets a speed boost as the Rocket Pants come out, we look at barebones models in Rails 4.0 with ActionPack, configuration with Constellation, faster docs contributions with docrails, and swift Ruby snippets sharing with RubyFiddle.
March 9, 2012 Closing out the github mass assignment issue, bundler 1.1, font-awesome, dust-assets, flexible searching with solr and sunspot, and a bunch o' news about writing api-only rails apps in this edition of Ruby5.
March 2, 2012 Wizard-ify Your Rails Controllers with Wicked … Edge Rails: PATCH is the new primary HTTP method for updates … The Great Ruby Shootout … Test/Spec/Mini … UnixUtils Gem … Ruby 1.9’s GOTO Statement
February 28, 2012 In this episode we do the robo boogie all while discussing REE end of life, preparing your app for Rails 4 & Ruby 1.9, Ruby ORM Initialization slowness, Mutation, spell checking in View Tests, and the release of Rails Testing for Zombies.