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Episode #281

June 15th, 2012

Tribune Company open sources eight gems … New “Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots” podcast from thoughtbot … Grocer: another APNS gem … BubbleWrap: Cocoa wr...


Tribune Company Open Sources Eight Gems

The Tribune Company just open-sourced eight of their gems.

  • sql safety net - hooks into ActiveRecord to analyze SQL queries.
  • cobranding - allows you too pull marked up HTML from a URL and use it as a layout in a Rails view.
  • add http header - provides Rack middleware which adds an http header to the response.
  • active record cache - provides a caching layer to ActiveRecord models
  • is it working - provides a mechanism for setting up a Rack handler that tests the status of various components of an application and reports the output
  • super awesome resource serializer - powerful object serialization
  • sort by field - provides sorting by fields to arrays and enumerable objects
  • path tree - provides support for creating tree data structures.

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