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Episode #123

October 26, 2010

2010 Rails Rumble results, Microsoft relinquishes IronPython and IronRuby, Laptops, Capybara, Translations, and Jazz are all on this episode of Ruby5.

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Open source search with Lucene and Solr

Apache Lucene is a high-performance, full-text search engine library written in Java and you'll find it behind some of the major Internet applications out there. But, since we're in Ruby land, Java doesn't work terribly well for us unless we're in JRuby. So, this week, Ilya Grigorik wrote up a nice article covering Apache Lucene and Solr, which is, kind of, a REST wrapper for Lucene, supporting both JSON and XML requests.

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Episode #122

Voting for the Rails Rumble is underway! Use Amazon's Mechanical Turk from your app! Makandra shares technical tidbits! Writing your own .gemspec is cool! git + vim = fugitive! Easily use native postgres searching!

Episode #121

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.

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.

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