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Episode #258

March 27th, 2012

Factory 3.0 says bye to Ruby 1.8 and Rails 2, heroku_san ensures you do your deploys right, Bullet 2.3.0 speeds up your queries, gambas inlines your PDF generation, RV...


RVM needs your help

Michal Papis, over on the Engine Yard Blog, posted an update to the current status of RVM. And one major item to note is that rvm is now more stable thanks to a testing framework built around it, and that has enabled the team to now release RVM stable via, well, rvm get stable.

The framework – called DTF, or Deryl’s Testing Framework – allowed work to begin on RVM 2.0.

The RVM team is asking that everyone contribute their RVM use cases to make the test suite is as robust as possible. If you do something interesting with it, it would behoove you to add a test for it to make sure the functionality remains in the 2.0 release.

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