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Episode #189

July 12, 2011

Ruby schedules announced, so lets Pinch, Stamp, Simply bring the Law to Google Spreadsheets. Don't forget to Record your Favorites. It's Ruby5.

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Demeter: It’s not just a good idea. It’s the law.

Last week, Avdi Grimm wrote up yet another great article, entitled "Demeter: It's not just a good idea. It's the law." In it, he points out that using the "try" method should be considered a code smell and that you should follow the Law of Demeter and refactor your code.

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Episode #188

API Smith, ck_fu, conditional performance improvements, pt Tracker client, KeyDown presentation system, and Mechanize 2.0.

Episode #187

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Episode #186

GitHub releases an awesome mac app, Cucumber goes 1.0, reverse engineering server configs with blueprint, Modernizr-Rails, protcting your rack, JQuery-graphie, Nordea gem for currency conversion, ruby-units, and a shoutout to Frozen Rails.. Brought to you by NewRelic with the melodious voices of David Bock and Ryan McGeary.

Episode #185

Put down the Ice and whip out your REXPL, it's time for a Codebrawl Event. But, if you're not careful, Alf might just beat you down, you Eco-freak. It's Ruby5.

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