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Episode #422 – November 26th, 2013

Episode #422 – November 26th, 2013

Ruby fixes a heap overflow, Rack::Attack protects your app from abusive clients, a proposal for changing Rails Session Storage, learn about Rake File Tasks and Demysti...

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Heap overflow in Ruby's Floating Point Parsing

A security vulnerability has been found in MRI late last week, which exploits a heap overflow when converting strings to floating point. All versions of MRI Ruby are affected. The Ruby core team has already fixed the issue and released new versions for Ruby 1.9, 2.0 and the 2.1 preview.

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Previous Episodes

Episode #421 – November 22nd, 2013

In this episode, automatic length validations for your ActiveRecord models, Angular.js vs Ember.js, the Ionic framework, Watson for inline issue tracking and faking it with remote services.

Episode #420

PostgreSQL lands on Amazon RDS, using chruby and ruby-install over RVM and rbenv, a free shopping cart Rails app, integrating Quickbooks with Rails 4, Mixpanel with Ruby, and Ruby Under a Microscope.

Episode #419

Keep track of your consoles with marco-polo, get a head start on sass with Bitters, smaller payloads with Rack::Deflater, Heroku open-sources its authentication, Heroku Postgres 2.0, and the MotionInMotion screencasts all in this episode of the Ruby5!j

Episode #418 – November 9th, 2013

Live from RubyConf Miami Beach 2013

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