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Episode #12

September 22, 2009

friendly_id, watchr, Rubber, and jsvars are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, get your boots on, 'cause it's time again for another RailsBridge and Rails Core B...

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watchr, a Possible Replacement for autotest

Martin Aumont released a gem recently, called watchr. watchr is, at its heart, a file system monitoring application that focuses on a specific directory and then runs whatever executable you like after each file change. It accepts configuration scripts and, with about two lines of code, can even do 80% of what autotest can do. There is a lot of power in the flexibility with this one.

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