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Episode #124

November 2, 2010

Sinatra, jQuery Mobile, Screwcap, Cucumber, Swinger, Arturo, and development with Ruby Enterprise Edition are on this episode of Ruby5.

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Tune your REE garbage collection to run tests faster

Brian Liles wrote up a blog article last week to remind everyone if you’re running Ruby Enterprise Edition, that you need to tune your garbage collector to really take advantage of it’s speed, even in development. Using the settings he provides, he was able to reduce his test suite runtime down from over nine minutes to under six.

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