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Episode #105

August 24, 2010

Azebiki, RVM's 1.0 release, home_run, Prowly, and Wrong are all covered on this episode of Ruby5. It feels so right, how can it be wrong?


home_run - Faster Ruby Date/DateTime Classes

You may have heard complaints that Ruby's native Date and DateTime classes can be a bit slow. Well, Jeremy Evans jumped on the issue and rewrote much of the Date and DateTime interface on top of a native C-extension. With it, he's seeing a 20 to 200x speed increase in everyday use.

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Episode #104

We quickly mention a bunch of results of WhyDay, including releases of Shoes, Hackety Hack, Camping, Kext, and code golf in Ruby, as well as our standard fare of interesting projects like Rid, MongoMatic, a blog post on writing your own daemons in Ruby, an IRC bot framework, Swimlanes (a git visualization tool from Jim Weirich), and of course, the Ruby 1.9.2 release.

Episode #103

Code Coverage in Ruby 1.9, CoverMe, RenderIt, Heroku Plus, the Twitter Tweet Button, and IRB tweeks are all on this episode of Ruby5. As a bonus, we posted a video, interviewing Carl and Yehuda on Rails 3.

Episode #102

Railtie, Unencumbered, You're Cuking it Wrong, whereuat, rake.vim, and Gem in a Box.

Episode #101

Microsoft, IronRuby, and Jimmy Schementi start this episode of Ruby5. Then, we touch on Ruby Zucker, AJAX Exceptions, details of the Ruby splat operator, and learning BDD by playing dice.

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