July 3, 2012 We scope out our scopes with Periscope, Ruby Open Source Challenge calls on contributors to improve Active Admin, we clean up our seeds mess with Seedbank & Seed Fu, learn some Factory Girl tricks, and let everyone participate in our I18n efforts.
June 15, 2012 Tribune Company open sources eight gems … New “Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots” podcast from thoughtbot … Grocer: another APNS gem … BubbleWrap: Cocoa wrappers and helpers for RubyMotion … Early access to “Confident Ruby” e-book … 25 things you need to know about Backbone and Rails
June 1, 2012 A recap of a couple of fun 'you got your music in my ruby' tools, a few gem updates, and a few useful gems to add to your toolbox on this edition of Ruby5. We recorded before the announcement, but its worth noting that Rails 3.2.5 was released last night.
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!