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Whether you're using Ruby, Java, PHP, .net, Cobol or trying to get C/PM running on your TRS-80, NewRelic is the monitoring tool you should be using. There's no excuses - the account is free, the code is free, setup takes less time than you'll spend ordering your extra-hot half-caf 3-pump quad grande white mocha ristretto pull this morning. Do it now.
Heroku has announced that the original Aspen stack will be sunsetted by Thursday, November 22nd. Its been a great run, but with all the movement forward in the ruby community with tools like bundler, its time to move on.
They are asking application owners still using Aspen to migrate to Cedar.
After 5 years and lots of crushed dreams and aspirations, NIST has picked the next generation cryptographic hash algorithm to be titled SHA-3. You might not be able to hide secrets from the future with math, but humans will keep trying.
A virtual ruby user group online. Thats just crazy enough to work.
Now is time on sprockets when we dance.
If your asset compile is taking too long on deploy, check out this Rails4 feature available on rails3 thanks to the magic of these little things called 'gems'. This makes Rails only compile assets that have changed.
Paul and Matthew mentioned turbolinks last week; well here's an article that shows what its all about.
The article goes in-depth into the usage… check it out – its in your future.
Have you ever wanted to fail your build if your code coverage fell below your favorite magic number? How about warning on methods that are just too complex? Cane does that and more.
Andrea Reginato wrote in to tell us we should spend as much time caring about the quality of our rspec specifications as we do our code, and gave us the website to back that up.
Mike Pack has an enlightened rant here about how design patterns are useful, but in absence of the experience in which they were crafted, they become a distortive lens in which to view the world.
Well worth the read, but the TL;DR - Don't cargo cult design patterns.
And for your reading pleasure, a little bit of understanding for postgres and how to interpret measurements on your cache hit rate and index usage.
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In this episode we discuss NoPassword, RVM 1.16, Letters.rb, Chili, CIBox, and speeding up your JSON.
Validate associated active model objects, permit your web services, pitch your tent with tentd, improve your js even more with JSHint, powerful multi-tenant handling, turbolinks, and Rails Rumble registration in this episode of Ruby5!
We Raise Hell with RubyMotion, get the RailsDiff between Brakeman and code_analyzer, and syphon off some Nitron on this episode of Ruby5.
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