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The Ruby mail gem versions 2.2.14 and prior have a heinous command-line injection 'vulnerability feature'. Go upgrade now.
Ryan Bates just published hos 250th episode of RailsCasts. Thats a LOT of screencasts.
Alberto Morales is using Ruby and the Gosu game programming library to teach kids how to program. He has run several classes, and has pictures and course material on the website.
Not the programming language, the game library for Ruby and C++ you can write an asteroids or space-invaders-style game in like, 5 lines of code. Edge out your ruby skills and go take a look.
Ryan Wilcox wrote the school_days gem to help build calendars and implement squirrly business logic for a complex app he's working on. It has my favorite method name of all time... date.school_night?
The Oracle hath spoken, and thus proclaimed that the future of netbeans does not include RoR support. It is unclear from the press release whether this is just RoR or Ruby in general, probably because it was written by someone who doesn't understand the difference.
This rabid fanboi managed to corner Dave Thomas and Chad Fowler at a recent Pragmatic Studio and ask a few questions about their recent work.
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