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Episode #423 – December 3rd, 2013

Episode #423 – December 3rd, 2013

This week we watch, lint, memoize, error handle, say hello to and write more idiomatic Ruby.

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Ruby Lint is a linter and static code analysis tool for Ruby. Just like JSHint and other linting tools, it focuses on logic­related errors, rather than semantic errors that are displayed in standard Ruby output. So, if you are trying to use a variable that you haven’t defined, it’ll tell you, instead of outputting a no method error. Ruby Lint tackles undefined methods/variables, unused variables/method arguments and more.

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Previous Episodes

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 Demystify the Ruby GC.

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

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