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Episode #33

December 8, 2009

Our little Ruby is growing up and the CodeRack finalists have been announced. Also, InfoEther's Ruby on Rails White Paper, Vanity, and Tweetie_Flickr are covered in t...


Ruby is Becoming an ISO International Standard

The "Ruby Standardization Working Group" has been established in Japan to define the one, official, internationally recognized Ruby specification. Based on Ruby 1.8.7, a first draft has already come together and they're looking for comments and review. Ultimately, the standard will be presented to the International Standardization Organization to become an International Standard, allowing - among other things - Ruby to be officially used by the Japanese government. As an added bonus, it will most likely become much easier for developers to create their own Ruby interpreters, as well, as they will no longer be chasing a moving target.

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Previous Episodes

Episode #32

Tile, Rango, and Flotomatic are all covered in today's episode. We also have some version string tools and a recap of RubyConf. Then we rock out to a song about the mountain of woes that is developing for IE.

Episode #31

Jemini, Amp, and Oria are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, Rails 2.3.5 has been released and projects are springing up making use of the Google Closure Compiler.

Episode #30

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, Bryan Helmkamp, Tom Preston Warner, and Ilya Grigorik about their talks.

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.

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