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Episode #272

May 15th, 2012

We look at easier schema-less hstore on Postgres, Ruby versions in your Gemfile, and Skype in your app. We learn how to DRY better, build a Gem from scratch, build a b...


From customer requirements to releasable gem

Ken Mayer dropped us a line about a blog post he wrote on Sunday where he walks through extracting some functionality from a client project into open source. While the library itself is pretty simple, allowing you to set attributes on a model to read only on a per-instance basis, the blog post itself is a great case study on all of the steps you should go through to develop a well rounded piece of open source: giving the code a MIT license, a gem specification, documentation in the README, integration tests, Generators, and shareable tests.

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Episode #268

This week the Pipeline still has its Dummies, Rails Behaviors push the unobtrusiveness, the post-RailsConf Issues hunt continues, Exhibits & Presenters help you to decorate, and the Signals pay attention to details. Meanwhile Rails 4 picks up pace, we talk to Santiago about Rails-API and all the secrets of RailsConf 2012 are revealed!

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