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Episode #139

January 7, 2011

Tenacity, Timeago, Decent Exposure 1.0, better STI and even God all get some love today, plus some delightful repartee about hashrockets and gem versioning.


Single Table Inheritance in Rails

If you've been using Rails for awhile, you probably have a strong opinion when it comes to Single Table Inheritance. Alex Reisner just updated a blog post with some terrific guidelines for when and how to use STI. Give it a look and see if your stodgy old opinions can be shifted.

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Episode #138

The RubyConf 2010 videos, Vim, command-line tools, Bundler, RubyGems, translations, and more are all on this episode of Ruby5.

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Episode #136

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