The latest news in the Ruby and Rails community.
Three great blog entries about grooming your development environment, The Role, Hamster, and more with co-host Dave Bock and special guest host Ryan McGeary of 'Let Me...
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Of course NewRelic's tools are awesome for monitoring your app, but have you checked out their blog?
Besides the expected news of new features, the blog has great practical performance and monitoring advice collected from all of their real world experience.
Automate the management of your dot files with dotify. Yes, its not that hard to do yourself, but with dotify you have nice pre-thought conventions for doing it the same way every time.
This blog entry from Pivotal Labs talks through how they use tmux with vim for pair programming. At first it sounds like a no-brainer, but they offer a bunch of great practical usage and configuration advice as well.
Henrik Nyh wrote another good tmux article; this one on using vim in one panel, running your tests in another panel, and making that go as smoothly as possible by using vimux, turbux, and spork.
Does the world need a can-can killer? This author thinks so. the_role does the same kinds of things, but also includes an administration console for managing the permissions granted each role.
What started out as a spike turned into a useful project in Hamster. Hamster is a library of replacement collections classes in Ruby that provide thread safety, immutability and a couple other -abilities that would make ruby a little more respectable in the eyes of luminaries like Knuth and Dijkstra.
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Ruby 1.9.3 with Clang, Clear Eyes gem, Advanced Caching tutorial update, Axlsx for creating Excel Spreadsheets, and MiniProfiler Ruby Edition
CodeClimate for open source projects, testing JSON APIs, faster asset precompilation, pruning your branches, retinafying your images, and riding the hovercraft in this episode of Ruby5!
The State of the Ruby stack, neater Dotfiles, ActiveRelation merge, ways to learn RubyMotion, custom flash types, and Asynchronicity.
In today's episode, Ruby 1.8.7 gets a final bit of love, a text editor poll, stubbing your constants, performing sorcery on your images, the Twitter gem goes 3.0 and Protocolist.
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