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Episode #413

October 22nd, 2013

This week: new Rails releases, upgrading to Rails 4 open-sourced, migrant attributes, a look at evolution of the distributed Travis architecture, and how GitHub models...

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Upgrading to Rails 4 open sourced

Speaking of upgrading, I recently spent a lot of time learning about Rails 4, and one of the tools I used was Andy Lindeman’s ebook, called Upgrading to Rails 4. Last week he announced that he is open­-sourcing his book, so now if you learn something useful about Rails 4, or if something changes in Rails 4, you can add it to the book by submitting a pull request. You should still buy the book because it’s great, and Andy now donates all proceeds from the sales to a neat educational charity called CFY.

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