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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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Loving strftime with Stamp

Probably strftime is the single most looked-up method in Ruby. There have been attempts to make it easier to build out the format string, but it's still a pain. So, Jeremy Weiskotten released Stamp, which goes the other direction. You give Stamp the format of the string you'd like to receive, and it gives you the formatted time, automagically.

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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

Call to arms at the Universitas, learn about two-factor authentication, EngineX, Brewdler, the Adhearson console, RABL, and Ruby 1.9 "keep your hash-rocket away from my colon!" syntax issues.

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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