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Mac Power Users #14: Buying and Selling Macs

November 20, 2009 at 8:53PM

In this episode we talk about tips and tricks when buying and selling Macs. Whether you’re a switcher buying your very first Mac, or a seasoned Mac user looking to sell an old machine, we’ve got your covered. We’ll help you figure out what accessories you need to complete your new Mac purchase, and where [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


The Ruby Show #101: Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!

November 20, 2009 at 11:05AM

Episode #101 Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!

Sponsored by New Relic
The Rails Envy podcast is brought to you this week by NewRelic. NewRelic provides RPM which is a plugin for rails that allows you to monitor and quickly diagnose problems with your Rails application in real time. Check them out at NewRelic.com.

Show Notes

  • Torquebox

    Torquebox is an enterprise-grade application server that provides scale-oriented services to your Ruby webapps, including turn-key clustering. With its latest release, Torquebox supports all Rack-based Ruby frameworks.

  • Metaprogramming in Ruby: It's All About the Self

    Yehuda Katz has an in-depth blog post explaining self's scope in Ruby.

  • Skills Matter Rails Exchange

    Skills Matter will be organising the 3rd annual RoR eXchange on 3rd December 2009.

  • Racksh

    Racksh is a Rails-like console for any Rack based ruby web app.

  • 11 Things to Consider Before Deploying Your Rails Application

    Vinsol goes over their checklist for deploying Rails apps.

  • Jammit

    Jammit is an industrial strength asset packaging library for Rails, providing both the CSS and JavaScript concatenation and compression that you'd expect, as well as ahead-of-time gzipping, built-in JavaScript template support, and optional Data-URI / MHTML image embedding.

  • Deep in Action Mailer#deliver, part 1

    Part 1 in a series that will delve deep into several commonly used methods of Rails.

  • Shard The Love

    ShardTheLove is a horizontal scaling solution written in Ruby. It has support for migrations, testing/RSpec, a flexibility of partitioning patterns, a simple syntax, support for Rails & Merb

  • Using the Rubygems Bundler for Your App

    Sam Merritt posts on the Engine Yard blog about getting the new Rubygems bundler working in your app.

  • Environmental Seeder

    Francisco Tufró has released environmental seeder — a simple addition to db:seed to allow loading environment specific data through seeds.rb without
    any programming.

  • Rubinius 0.13 Released

    Rubinius 0.13 has been released with several rewrites, additions, and fixes.

  • Formtastic 0.9.2

    Justin French has released formtastic 0.9.2. From the blog post:

    I've just pushed the new Formtastic 0.9.2 gem up to Gemcutter this morning on the train. There's a few API changes as we edge closer and closer 1.0, so I thought I'd do a quick post to document it all.

  • MacRuby 0.5 beta 2

    MacRuby 0.5 beta 2 has been released.

  • Request Log Analyzer

    Request Log Analayzer version 1.5.1 has been released with new features and bug fixes. This is the first time we have ever mentioned it on the show.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


EE Podcast #8: Your questions, our answers.

November 20, 2009 at 7:27AM

In the eighth episode of the EE Podcast Dan and Ryan answer listener emails. They cover topics like site deployment, what to expect moving to from EE 1.6.8 to EE 2.0 and a handy extension to redirect after submitting an entry.

Link for this episode:

  • "Entry REEdirect":http://github.com/amphibian/ext.entry_reedirect.ee_addon extension by
  • "Official ExpressionEngine 2.0 information page":http://expressionengine.com/ee2_sneak_preview/.
  • "Deploying ExpressionEngine from GitHub with Capistrano":http://hivelogic.com/articles/deploying-expressionengine-github-capistrano by Dan Benjamin.
  • "Creating a Robust Config.php File":http://eeinsider.com/articles/creating-a-robust-config.php-file/ by Ryan Irelan.

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.


The Changelog #1: Haml, Sass and Compass

November 19, 2009 at 8:00AM • 59 minutes

Wynn and Adam discuss Haml, Sass and Compass with the core developers Nathan Weizenbaum and Chris Eppstein.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #89: Hal Fulton

November 17, 2009 at 12:15AM • 8 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 17, 2007.

Hal Fulton, author of The Ruby Way.

From RubyConf in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #127: RubyConf 2008

November 14, 2009 at 11:45PM • 16 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 14, 2008.

Conversations from RubyConf 2008. With Matt Aimonetti of Merb, Blake Mizerany of Sinatra, and Josh Peek of Rails.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


The Ruby Show #100: And hey, it's episode 100!

November 13, 2009 at 4:43PM

Episode #100: Mustache edition. And hey, it's episode 100!

Sponsored by New Relic
The Rails Envy podcast is brought to you this week by NewRelic. NewRelic provides RPM which is a plugin for rails that allows you to monitor and quickly diagnose problems with your Rails application in real time. Check them out at NewRelic.com.


Show Notes

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


EE Podcast #7: Something, something

November 13, 2009 at 7:27AM

In episode seven of the EE Podcast, Dan and Ryan cover the latest ExpressionEngine news, the good and bad of the Structure module and put out a call to action for a new plugin to support Twitter search.

Links for this episode:

  • Continuing the trend started by Brandon Kelly, "Lodewijk Schutte":http://loweblog.com/freelance/article/ee20-addon-roadmap/ (Low) published his EE add-on roadmap.
  • Do you develop EE add-ons? Will you be porting them to 2.0? If so, you want to be "listed on this special Devot-ee page":http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/ee2/.
  • EE Insider published a special bonus interview with Derek Allark of EllisLab. "Derek talks about CodeIgniter":http://eeinsider.com/blog/ee-2-week-straggler-the-return-of-derek-allard-interview/ today, in the future and how it ties into ExpressionEngine 2.0.
  • "Structure 2.0 was released":http://eeinsider.com/blog/structure-2-released/ late last week. It's a significant update to the original, free version.
  • Speaking of Structure, if you're like me, you want your clients to use the Structure interface for managing the website. Chad Crowell published a simple plugin, "WI Direct to Structure":http://expressionengine.com/forums/viewthread/134161/ that redirects you to the Structure page whenever you add or update an entry.

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.


Puromac #157: Puromac 157: Fede usa el Droid, Vida de baterias Macbook, OS X 10.6.2, Atom, Virus iPhone y solucion.

November 11, 2009 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 29 minutes

Puromac 157: Fede usa el Droid, Vida de baterias Macbook, OS X 10.6.2, Atom, Virus iPhone y solucion.

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #88: Stuart Halloway

November 9, 2009 at 7:00PM • 31 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 9, 2007.

Robert Stevenson interviews Stuart Halloway at eRubyCon in Ohio.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.