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Episode #121

October 19, 2010

Phusion Passenger 3.0.0, Rails accepts_nested_attributes_for vulnerability, ARel 2.0, Slim, RFID, Fog, TinyTDS, and more on this episode of Ruby5.

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Tiny TDS - A low level Microsoft SQL interface for Rails

Yesterday, Ken Collins wrote in to let us know about Tiny TDS, a new low-level Ruby driver for Microsoft SQL Server. It performs automatic casting to Ruby primitives, gives you proper encoding support, and claims to be faster than other options out there. This would be used in conjunction with an ActiveRecord SQL Server adapter, but should work with both Rails 2 and Rails 3.

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Episode #120

Clap, Guard, Transactional Factories, Write Excel, Message Block, Ruote, and using Graphviz for fun and profit in the October 15th edition of Ruby5, with your hosts Dave Bock and Russ Olsen.

Episode #119

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