September 30, 2011 A slow news week thanks to the distractions of rubyconf, but we have a full featured podcast for you - Formstastic 2.0 has been released, we have a good article about DCI, which is causing a bunch of conversation lately, koans for learning Coffeescript, gemstats, using LESS in the asset pipeline, and instructions for serving your piped assets over Amazon's Cloudfront CDN are all featured in this CodeSherpa-led Ruby5 expedition.
September 27, 2011 On the eve of Rubyconf we discuss Versioning your APIs, extracting domain models, partial reuse, Two-factor ssh authentication, Ruby timeout woes, Ruby 1.9.3 RC1, and we break the news that all your Rubies depend on ActiveSupport.
September 20, 2011 Starting with the International Ruby Standard, we talk about lightning fast zero downtime deployments with maintenance, web workings with Ruby, a video encoding stack, a Cucumber rant, and finish up with unobtrusive Giant Robots (which aren't really that unobtrusive).
September 16, 2011 Coding Style, iOS Frameworks directory, decorating your models with Draper, mastery of and and or, leaning ruby the hard way, and a new authentication framework called letmein in this episode of the Ruby5.
September 9, 2011 Ryan Bates has been busy, Letter_Opener, Resque Mail Queue, Rails-footnotes, capistrano-colors, capistrano-exts, cumbustion, and rolling your own gem server on this Sherpa-led Ruby5 expedition.
September 2, 2011 Rails 3.1.0 has been released! ... Derick Bailey's blog post, "Don't Limit Your Backbone Apps To Backbone Constructs" ... Scott Chacon's blog post, "GitHub Flow" ... RubyGems 1.8.10 security patch ... ActiveConfiguration generic settings store ... Normalize.css ... Steve Richert's blog post, "Simultaneous Capybara Sessions in Cucumber".
August 30, 2011 Do we really have 11 stories in this episode, oh yes we do! Ruby 1.9.3 P1, Sprockets 2.0, new Factory Girl syntax, js-routes, contact us, ruby conferences, and a bunch of Rails 3.1 Asset Pipeline stories.
August 29, 2011 An administrative Snafu combined with travel to hurricane-tormented North Carolina combined to create the late publication of this podcast. Undeterred, we bring you the news of Steve's resignation, a few JRuby stories, a Guard howto, a new content management system, a few useful tools for dealing with ActiveRecord performance and reporting, and a great resource for Sass beginners and experts alike.
August 12, 2011 will_paginate 3.0, GitHub Issues iPhone app, the "2011 Rubyist's guide to a Mac OS X development environment" blog post, ruby-debug with Pow, and "Stop Using Backbone As If It Were A Stateless Web Server" blog post
July 29, 2011 Speed up your development environment with active_reload, Cassandra video tutorial, validate avatar images, ruby apis for KISS metrics, consume apis with Logical Model, getting going on OS X Lion, and YAML backed databases.
July 22, 2011 This week the release of ClojureScript seemed to overshadow the release of OSX Tiger (at least on my twitterstream). How do you test your cron logic? Patching ruby for fun and profit, a fair and balanced view on Redis, and making your ruby processes run forever... all that and more on today's Ruby5...