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Episode #200

August 23, 2011

We celebrate episode #200 with a killer deal from Code School, while learning about asset_sync, Pakyow, writing Ruby Gems, Six, Scala, DevOpsCasts, and over-trusting R...

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Ruby Devs — You’re too trusting. Gems could screw you.

Are Ruby developers too trusting when it comes to loading external libraries (gems) into our applications? Mal Curtis seems to think so, and he shows why you might want to be a little more careful about the external libraries they use, and what they do at Learnable to stay safe.

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Episode #199

Command line text snippets with boom, target dead code with laser, blogging with Octopress, getting closer to Rails 3.1 final, SCM gem, and more on this episode of Ruby5.

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Episode #197

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