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Episode #49

February 9, 2010

Last week, the Rails 3 beta was released. In this episode, we talk a bit about some of the new features, executables, and support libraries you can expect to find in ...

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Rails 3 Beta is for Open Source Contributors

The beta release, while up and available to everyone, is a true beta and primarily targeted for open source contributors (gem and plugin developers, specifically). This release is intended to let them get their hands on the new framework well before it's intended that you'll be using for your everyday production applications. In fact, Rails 3 - while quite complete and functional - is not yet ready for your app, unless you write all of your source and support libraries yourself and are willing to take the leap. However, if you've got the skills and the time, please help test, report, and patch your favorite Rails gems and plugins, now!

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Previous Episodes

Episode #48

The Caliper and Gemcutter integration, Crisis Camp Haiti, and MacRuby 0.5 are all discussed in this episode of Ruby5. Also, Bundler (Rails 3 beta!), the end of IE6 for Google, JQTouch, and HTML5 examples also made the cut. Also, you'll meet two new hosts, David Bock and Kim MacCormack.

Episode #47

Rails_upgrade, smart_cookie_store, and Rack::ForceIE7 are covered in this episode of Ruby5. We also touch on the Jemini screencasts, delayed paperclip, Ruby gems for VirtualBox, and Capybara.

Episode #46

Classifier, ActionMailer in Rails 3, and ActsAsSolrReloaded are covered in this Friday episode. Also, we go over Dirty Associations and RVM. And finally, Nick and Jim say farewell to Ruby5.

Episode #45

Looking back on the Rails 3 BugMash, we cover quite a few Rails 3-specific topics. We also talk about domain page caching, Prowl, and MockSMTP.

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