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Episode #28

November 17, 2009

There are several new screencasts being produced targeting the Ruby and IT community worth checking out. In addition, JetBrains, DocumentCloud, and others are still h...


Spy on External HTTP API Requests in Rails

Mertin Sadler created a small, but very useful gem for logging and reporting Net::HTTP requests in your application, called Net HTTP Spy. It logs the URI requested as well as the response code returned by the remote system.

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Episode #27

If you are a Windows-running Rubyist, you are going to want to check out the new Ruby Installer. Munin monitoring, Pubsub reading and Hashie objects are also covered. Oh, and spam, spam, spam, spam-blocking with Defender.

Episode #26

Heard of Redis? In this episode we cover how you can use it in your application and how GitHub uses it for Resque. Heroku Asset Packager, mail_safe, and JSBlogger are also covered, along with why you should use conditionals rather than exceptions.

Episode #25

Bluepill, Restfulie, JsTestDrive, and Clarity are talked about in this episode of Ruby5. And before we close it out, we discuss a bit of Dr. Nic's guide to gem hacking.

Episode #24

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