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Episode #372

May 24th, 2013

An Intervention for ActiveRecord, Using Gems in RubyMtion, GemConfig, using Nested Attributes with BackBone, Lyricfy (sorry - Chris made me sing!), and a shoutout to J...

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Josh Kemp

Do horses prefer Nike, Adidas, or Rebok? Josh Kemp can tell you. He can also whip up a few domain models and a little bit of CSS into a custom rails app.

For months, Josh has been learning to become a developer and blogging about his journey, down the material he's working on and the hours he's spent doing it. (He's also the guy that inspired us to talk about RTanque a few months back). A lot of people have taken his journey, but few have done it with such visibility and passion.

He launched his resume site last week and gained a little retweet love from the likes of Corey Haines and Uncle Bob Martin - go watch him pound out a horseshoe - dude has a freakin forge in the back of his car?!?!

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Previous Episodes

Episode #371

Easier rules for class structure, ProMotion for RubyMotion, JSON APIs in Rails 4, concurrency with Futuroscope, ActiveRecord help via Searchlight, and internationalization with haml-i18n-extractor.

Episode #370

Today's episode covers a major release for minitest, some JSON standards work, a tutorial on tagging with ActiveRecord and Postgres (plus an arduino to trigger the spray paint can), a RubyMotion tutorial and a little thing called CoVim that will blow your mind.

Episode #369

From multi to native json, JoyBox hits 1.0, ContextValidations and FormObjects, teaching kids at KidsCodeCamp, Plataformatec gems, tab navigation with Tabulous 2 and Git Real 2 online course.

Episode #368

Manage access via GitHub organizations, RubyMotion 2.0, Sidekiq Pro 1.0, deprecating `::`, under the hood of Ruby's method dispatch, and the reform gem all in this episode of Ruby5.

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