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If you're looking for a Ruby job or for top Ruby talent, then you should check out Top Ruby Jobs. Top Ruby Jobs is a website dedicated to the best jobs available in the Ruby community.
On Friday, June 1st, Ruby on Rails version 3.2.5 was released. This update fixes a SQL injection vulnerability and a fix to protect against generating unsafe SQL queries. There are also several other bug fixes which you can find in the change logs.
Last week, Mike Perham released Sidekiq version 2.0. Sidekiq, again, is a concurrent message processing framework which can replace Resque or Delayed Job. Anyway, 2.0 has added scheduled jobs which gives you the ability to create a job to be executed at a specific date and time or even distance into the future.
Planet Argon has put together a new Rails hosting survey. They last ran the survey in 2009 and it'll be interesting to see the changes in our community. When the results are published, we'll update you here. So, go participate!
Due to the enthusiastic reception of RubyMotion in the Ruby community, the team led by Laurent Sansonetti – who previously spearheaded the development of MacRuby – decided to open source RubyMotion’s lib directory last week. You should note that while they are open sourcing pieces of RubyMotion, there is no plan to open source the entire thing.
Engine Yard just recently released an OS X Rails installer (to go with their Windows offering). With it, you'll get Ruby 1.9.3, Rails 3.2, Git, Sqlite, JewelryBox, and RVM, and all of that is installed without the need for XCode, thanks to the OS X gcc installer.
unicode_utils this little gem has been around for several years and was written and maintained by Stefan Lang. It implements Unicode algorithms for case conversion, normalization, text segmentation and more with pure Ruby. If you find that you need to manipulate üñïçòdē strings, then this may be for you.
The Food Fight Show is a new podcast which focuses on Chef. But, not like cooking chefs, rather the configuration management library, Chef. It's an audio podcast which goes over quite a bit with regard to using the library.
Ruby5 is released Tuesday and Friday mornings. To stay informed about and active with this podcast, we encourage you to do one of the following:
A recap of a couple of fun 'you got your music in my ruby' tools, a few gem updates, and a few useful gems to add to your toolbox on this edition of Ruby5. We recorded before the announcement, but its worth noting that Rails 3.2.5 was released last night.
We put our Claws on AWS, resuscitate Resque workers, make Little Classes out of Big Ones while Cedar goes GA, Dokuen gives you your own little Heroku and your Ruby Talks creepy to you.
The Objectify framework, use rake everywhere, big news from JRuby, some Rails console tips, Jasmine testing knowledge and finally, never get lost again thanks to Sextant.
Dimension your Rails under a microscope, Open the struct2 for ActiveRecord reputation, and assign values to a figleaf.
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