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Episode #205

September 13, 2011

Get your DataMapper fix with a Global Day of Coderetreat, find a Puffer or a Hippo, get a Direct RailsInstaller, or learn the Secret to Rails on this episode of Ruby5.


RailsInstaller 2 for Windows has been released

Last week, the Engine Yard team announced the release of RailsInstaller 2 for Windows. With it, you can install a full suite of software with one installation file, including Ruby, Git, Rubygems, Bundler, and Rails. This new version adds Rails 3.1 as well as upgrades to Ruby 1.9.2. They also appear to be working on similar installers for Mac OS X and Linux, so keep an eye out.

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Episode #204

Ryan Bates has been busy, Letter_Opener, Resque Mail Queue, Rails-footnotes, capistrano-colors, capistrano-exts, cumbustion, and rolling your own gem server on this Sherpa-led Ruby5 expedition.

Episode #203

Rails 3.1.0 has been released! ... Derick Bailey's blog post, "Don't Limit Your Backbone Apps To Backbone Constructs" ... Scott Chacon's blog post, "GitHub Flow" ... RubyGems 1.8.10 security patch ... ActiveConfiguration generic settings store ... Normalize.css ... Steve Richert's blog post, "Simultaneous Capybara Sessions in Cucumber".

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Episode #201

An administrative Snafu combined with travel to hurricane-tormented North Carolina combined to create the late publication of this podcast. Undeterred, we bring you the news of Steve's resignation, a few JRuby stories, a Guard howto, a new content management system, a few useful tools for dealing with ActiveRecord performance and reporting, and a great resource for Sass beginners and experts alike.

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