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Episode #30

November 24, 2009

Recorded at SFO - the San Francisco International Airport - we recap some of the RubyConf 2009 presentations and even get a chance to talk directly with Nick Quaranto,...

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The State of Ruby VMs with Ilya Grigorik

Ilya Grigorik put together a great talk (and supporting blog posts) about the current state of Ruby Virtual Machines (VMs). He's gone around to all of the major developers and contributors and compiled a summary of where things are at for each platform and what's to be expected in the near future. You should take a look as there are a lot of major updates to come, with MacRuby, Maglev, IronRuby, and Rubinious all slated to hit 1.0 in the coming year.

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Previous Episodes

Episode #29

This week we look at a new authorization plugin from Ryan Bates, and the latest releases of MacRuby and YARD. Also ruby-gmail, the SimpleDB DataMapper adapter, and using mod_rewrite to serve maintenance pages.

Episode #28

There are several new screencasts being produced targeting the Ruby and IT community worth checking out. In addition, JetBrains, DocumentCloud, and others are still hard at work making your Ruby life easier.

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.

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