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Episode #39

January 5, 2010

The results of the 2009 Ruby Survey are in, the author of Thinking Sphinx provides a recap, and we Wackamole with MongoDB. Also, MailStyle, NetRecorder, and Ruby regu...

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A Month in the Life of Thinking Sphinx

Back in October, Pat Allen asked for donations to help fun his work on Thinking Sphinx. Thinking Sphinx, if you can't recall , is a Ruby interface for ActiveRecord to the Sphinx search daemon. And, this past Sunday, he wrote up an article covering everything that the community got in return for the investment. He added testing macros, multi-index support, default Sphinx scopes, and more. It's worth a look if you're doing full-text searching in your application.

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Previous Episodes

Episode #38

The Ruby Gems Bundler, has_scope, Responders, and LipsiADMIN are covered on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we talk about articles covering PDF generation in the cloud, Twitter Streaming with Web Sockets, and the anniversary of the Rails and Merb merge.

Episode #37

Rails 3 routes, Heroku SSL, and Mongoid are featured on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we cover a half-dozen upcoming conferences with open RFPs, 2dc_jqgrid, and ready_for_i18n.

Episode #36

This week we look at Temping and Temple. We also learn some Statistics, check our health with Health Monitor, and we show you how to get Jekyll on Rack.

Episode #35

A Ruby Web Socket server, memprof, and Ohm are covered on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we talk about Rconfig, nanotest, and Thoughtbot's Ruby Community Survey.

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