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Episode #349

February 28th, 2013

New versions of all the things! Docs, clearing up maintenance plans, and as usual, a smattering of useful ruby tools (singleton_process, flight, gridhook, and assorted...



Here's the nightmare scenario - you have a rake task that runs every 5 minutes. You deploy, and all is good... but over the ensuing months, the process has to chunk through more and more data, and one day it takes more than 5 minutes to complete. A second process starts up before the first one finishes, and your world collapses into in-deterministic chaos! With the singleton_process gem, you can wrap your code in a couple lines and ensure the first process is done before the second one starts.

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Episode #348 – February 26, 2013

Ruby 2.0! 2.0!! Also, RubyInstaller has been updated to include Ruby 2.0!!! Refinements are in Ruby 2.0!!!! Artoo, RubyFriendsCamera, and Cached Counts Gem are not in Ruby 2.0 but they are in this episode of Ruby5!!!!!

Episode #347

Another Exciting! SQL Injection! Decoding Cookies! Typehead! Media Queries! Incoming! Git rebase considered awesome! Ruby5!

Episode #346

We get Concerned with the Discourse, get Secure some MoSQL, and bring Foreign Functions to Capistrano on this episode of Ruby5.

Episode #345

Haml 4.0, why Thunderbolt doesn't use Rails templates, easier Heroku deployments with Paratrooper, shell script testing, yaml exploits, auditing your bundle, and behind the scenes on the RobyMotion Basecamp app all in this episode of Ruby5!

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