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Episode #181

June 7, 2011

Gregg goes solo again with some live interviews from Euruko, discusses Ruby news from this weekend, and tries his hardest to pronounce everyone's names correctly. Ple...

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format_for_extensions

Karle Durante from Custom Ink dropped me an email about a gem they released recently called format_for_extensions. Karl was tired of hainvg to type out the same format_for validation in his Rails models every time he needed to validate email, or address, or phone number field. format_for_extentions not only gives you a few easy to use canned validations like validates_postal_code_for and validates_email_for, but also provides an easy way to abstract the configuration so you can add your own.

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Previous Episodes

Episode #180

Upgrade Woes, Alternatives to RubyGems, CMS Releases, and great mapping tools featured in this episode of Ruby5, hosted by Dave Bock and Russ Olsen.

Episode #179

From Berlin we talk about including Javascript libraries Less.js and Backbone-rails with Rails 3.1, Refinery CMS 1.0, Legacy POW, Yard 0.7.0, Document Mapper, and finally Flying Sphinx on Heroku.

Episode #178

Updates to Rails 3.0.8.rc1 and rspec-rails 2.6.1, managing the pow server easily with the powder gem, better Github search with Hubscovery, AJAX CoffeeScript with CoffeeBeans, and opening your app's mail with MailCatcher.

Episode #177

Gregg's goes solo this episode showcasing a bunch of interviews from Railsconf 2011 last week.

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