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Ruby on Rails Podcast #9: Chad Fowler

November 29, 2009 at 11:00AM • 28 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 29, 2005.

Chad Fowler talks about his new book, RubyGems, and RailsConf.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


The Changelog #3: Google's Go Programming Language

November 27, 2009 at 8:00AM

Wynn and Adam caught up with Rob Pike, Principal Engineer at Google and Tech Lead for the Google Go team. The primary topic was, of course, Google’s new Open Source programing language, Go.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


Tack Sharp #12: Online

November 25, 2009 at 4:24PM

Dan and Duncan stream the show live (with video), and talk about online photo sharing sites like Flickr, Smugmug, Zenfolio, and others, the Panasonic GF1, and Duncan's new website.

Links for this episode:

  • "Flickr":http:/flickr.com
  • "Smugmug":http://smugmug.com
  • "Zenfolio":http://zenfolio.com
  • "Photoshelter":http://photoshelter.com
  • The Panasonic GF1 ("B&H":http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/648490-REG/Panasonic_DMC_GF1K_K_Lumix_DMC_GF1_Digital_Camera.html/BI/4001/KBID/4359 and "Amazon":http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002MUAEX4/tacksharp-20) and the "Pancake lens":http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002IKLJVE/tacksharp-20
  • The "Daily Shoot on Twitter":http://twitter.com/dailyshoot and the "Daily Shoot website":http://dailyshoot.com/

Hosted by Duncan Davidson & Dan Benjamin.



Ruby on Rails Podcast #128: Monty Williams on MagLev

November 22, 2009 at 1:30AM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 22, 2008.

Monty Williams of Gemstone recounts the history of the MagLev Ruby interpreter project.

From RubyConf 2008 in Orlando.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #90: Ryan Daigle

November 21, 2009 at 7:45PM • 24 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 21, 2007.

Ryan Daigle talks about his blog, the upcoming Rails 2.0, and freelancing with style.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #39: EdgeCase

November 21, 2009 at 3:15AM • 30 minutes

This episode was originally published on November 21, 2006.

A chat with the members of EdgeCase, a Ruby consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


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.