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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...


friendly_id the New Hotness for Slugs and Permalinks

This one is a little bit older, but certainly worthy of a mention. Norman Clarke's friendly_id gem for Rails is a feature-rich ActiveRecord slugging library. Not only does it do the basic slugging features (like permalink_fu, or find-param) but it also supports slug history and versioning, scoped slugs, reserved words, a custom slug generator, unicode and accented characters, and the list goes on.

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Episode #11

Today's Ruby5 has two new hosts, Jim & Nick who will be helping produce Friday podcasts. They talk about new database libraries, a useful caching library, and a new screencast, more or less.

Episode #10

CloudCrowd, Static, testing speeds, and databases optimization are covered in this episode. And, what starts with a little foreigner must also end with a little foreigner.

Episode #9

OpenID, Presenters and Cells, git-deploy, and the dog-pile effect are just some of the topics covered in this Friday morning episode. RubyConf also made the list, although it probably shouldn't since they rejected us.

Episode #8

The Rails 2.3.4 release and security updates start off this Tuesday episode. We also cover Rails Magazine, memory bloat, Bullet, Fiscali, and a little bit of Ruby 1.9.

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