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Ruby on Rails Podcast #33: RailsConf Europe

September 20, 2009 at 11:15AM • 8 minutes

This episode was originally published on September 20, 2006.

Charles Nutter of JRuby talks about his recent hiring by Sun Microsystems. Also features a report from the crowd with Damien Tanner and Max Williams of New Bamboo.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


Puromac #151: Puromac 151: Volvemos con Snow Leopard y nuevos iPods

September 18, 2009 at 7:45AM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Puromac 151:Volvemos con Snow Leopard y nuevos iPods

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


The Ruby Show #92: We've got a ton of news this week and I promise to have a song stuck in your head by the time you finish.

September 17, 2009 at 2:18PM

Episode #092. I'm joined again by Dan Benjamin and we have quite a fun time. You may know Dan from his compiling Ruby, Rails, and MySQL guides, cork'd, and most recently Playgrounder. We've got a ton of news this week and I promise to have a song stuck in your head by the time you finish.

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.

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Show Notes

  • Filestore Cache Expires_in Plugin

    Adam Salter releases a Rails plugin that adds time based expiration to the Rails file store.

  • Cucumber: Step Argument Transforms

    Larry Diehl walks through adding step argument transformations to Cucumber with Dave Astels.

  • Using Cucumber to Test a Multilingual App

    Clemens Kofler explores some different methods for testing your multilingual app using Cucumber.

  • How to avoid the dog-pile effect on your Rails app

    Hugo Baraúna shows how to avoid the dogpile effect in your Rails app with the SmartMemcacheStore class.

  • Eval Isn't Quite Pure Evil

    James Edward Gray points out that using eval() in your code might not always be "pure evil" and some interesting discussion ensues.

  • Growl 1.2b3

    A new beta of Growl for Snow Leopard users.

  • Laminate

    Laminate is a system for executing user-written templates built using the Lua languge. Templates written in Lua can be executed securely to generate HTML. For end-users, Laminate offers a simple, convenient, yet powerful template language. For applications, Laminate makes it easy to safely expose data and functions to be executed by user templates.

  • CloudCrowd – Parallel Processing for the Rest of Us

    CloudCrowd is a gem that lets you do parallel processing using several computers. It's got a web interface and works over a REST-JSON API.

  • ActiveRecord Attribute Normalization (Rails Plugin)

    Michael Deering has written a plug-in that lets you pass a block to normalize the attributes of a model before being saved to the database.

  • RequestSentry plugin

    RequestSentry provides a DSL for your controller to reject requests (via “400 Bad Request”) that supply malicious or malformed
    parameters

  • Foreigner

    Rails does not come with methods to add foreign keys. Foreigner introduces a few methods to your migrations for adding and removing foreign key constraints.

  • Canonizing pseudo-slugs in Rail

    If you use pseudo-slugs in your Rails app, Henrik Nyh shows you a technique for getting canonical redirects in case the urls are linked incorrectly.

  • My Emacs for Rails

    Santiago Pastorino posts his emacs config tailored for Rails development.

  • validates_timeliness version 2.2 released

    validates_timeliness version 2.2 has been released with Ruby 1.9 support and a fix for Shoulda.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #123: erubycon: Jim Weirich

September 16, 2009 at 10:45PM • 38 minutes

This episode was originally published on September 16, 2008.

Jim Weirich, from erubycon.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


Mac Power Users #10: Mac Security

September 13, 2009 at 8:46PM

This episode includes a survey of security issues for Mac owners. Subjects include virus and trojans, phishing and web security, and physical security and insurance. Links of Interest: Norton Anti-Virus for Mac McAfee VirusScan for Mac Virus Barrier ClamX PGP Encryption TrueCrypt Open DNS OS X Filevault MacSparky Secure Disk Image Screencast #2 George [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


The Ruby Show #91: We've got a ton of great content this week and we tried to keep it a bit more brief than last week.

September 10, 2009 at 5:21PM

Episode #091. I'm joined again by Dan Benjamin and we have quite a fun time. You may know Dan from his compiling Ruby, Rails, and MySQL guides, cork'd, and most recently Playgrounder. We've got a ton of great content this week and we tried to keep it a bit more brief than last week.

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.

Subscribe via iTunes – iTunes only link.
Download the podcast ~22:30 mins MP3.
Subscribe to feed via RSS by copying the link to your RSS Reader

Show Notes

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #4: Jamis Buck

September 9, 2009 at 12:00AM • 27 minutes

This episode was originally published on September 9, 2005.

Core developer Jamis Buck talks about Switchtower and working at 37signals.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


The Ruby Show #90: We're experimenting with a new idea for "community spotlight" in this episode so let us know if you have a ruby/rails project launch coming up the community might benefit from.Sponsorhip opportunities are available as well.

September 3, 2009 at 4:40PM

Episode #090. I'm joined today by Dan Benjamin and we have quite a fun time. You may know Dan from his compiling Ruby, Rails, and MySQL guides, cork'd, and most recently Playgrounder. Dan's going to be hosting the podcast for a little while now and I'm thrilled to have him as a co-host. We're experimenting with a new idea for "community spotlight" in this episode so let us know if you have a ruby/rails project launch coming up the community might benefit from.
Sponsorhip opportunities are available as well.

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.

Subscribe via iTunes – iTunes only link.
Download the podcast ~35:00 mins MP3.
Subscribe to feed via RSS by copying the link to your RSS Reader

Show Notes

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #122: Scripted GUI Testing with Ruby

August 30, 2009 at 3:30AM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on August 30, 2008.

Ian Dees talks about his new book on testing GUI applications. His company uses Ruby to test handheld devices.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #32: Dave Thomas and Mike Clark

August 29, 2009 at 7:00PM • 27 minutes

This episode was originally published on August 29, 2006.

A clarification of what it means for Rails to enter the enteprise, and a preview of the upcoming Rails Edge conferences.

Also mentioned:

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.