November 24, 2009 Recorded at SFO - the San Francisco International Airport - we recap some of the RubyConf 2009 presentations and even get a chance to talk directly with Nick Quaranto, Bryan Helmkamp, Tom Preston Warner, and Ilya Grigorik about their talks.
November 20, 2009 This week we look at a new authorization plugin from Ryan Bates, and the latest releases of MacRuby and YARD. Also ruby-gmail, the SimpleDB DataMapper adapter, and using mod_rewrite to serve maintenance pages.
November 17, 2009 There are several new screencasts being produced targeting the Ruby and IT community worth checking out. In addition, JetBrains, DocumentCloud, and others are still hard at work making your Ruby life easier.
November 13, 2009 If you are a Windows-running Rubyist, you are going to want to check out the new Ruby Installer. Munin monitoring, Pubsub reading and Hashie objects are also covered. Oh, and spam, spam, spam, spam-blocking with Defender.
November 10, 2009 Heard of Redis? In this episode we cover how you can use it in your application and how GitHub uses it for Resque. Heroku Asset Packager, mail_safe, and JSBlogger are also covered, along with why you should use conditionals rather than exceptions.
November 3, 2009 Signal, BigRecord, and Mail are featured on this Tuesday morning episode. We also talk a bit about Amazon RDS, Geocoder, and Twitter lists to hit on a few not-entirely-Rubyish recent events.
October 16, 2009 Gem Bundler, Gemcutter Gem forking, and client side performance are covered in this Friday morning episode. Also, you'll get plenty of visuals and diagrams with the DevIL Image Library for Ruby, the yUML Command Line Gem, and RailRoad Graphs.
October 13, 2009 Refinery, Chef-Deploy, and CodeRack are covered in this Tuesday morning episode. Also, you'll hear about the GitHub transition from the inside and a little of What's New in Edge Rails.
October 9, 2009 MacRuby 0.5 beta 1 is released, ResourceLogic is discontinued, and Gemcutter is moving. Also in this Friday episode, learn about Xilence, tips for MacRuby, and nifty screencasts from Teach Me to Code.
October 2, 2009 This week we talk about stylesheet abstraction, testing named scopes, and storing logs in a database. Also, the WindyCity Rails videos are out, a new version of Spree has been released, and FiveRuns is no more.
September 29, 2009 RailsConf 2010, the architecture of GitHub's move to Rackspace, Twitter's experience with Ruby Enterprise Edition, and Red Hat's Deltacloud API are covered in this Tuesday episode of Ruby5. Also covered is Validatious on Rails, MonkeySupport, and a reminder to upgrade your installation of nginx.
September 25, 2009 Github's move to Rackspace, a Gravatar plugin, and a wrapper for a new Twitter API are all covered in this Friday's episode. We also show you an open source alternative to GitHub, tips on creating Excel friendly CSVs, and how to speed up your Shoulda tests.
September 22, 2009 friendly_id, watchr, Rubber, and jsvars are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, get your boots on, 'cause it's time again for another RailsBridge and Rails Core BugMash going on this weekend.
September 18, 2009 Today's Ruby5 has two new hosts, Jim & Nick who will be helping produce Friday podcasts. They talk about new database libraries, a useful caching library, and a new screencast, more or less.