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Episode #7

September 4, 2009

RCov and Pony, with a little bit of Hangman make for a good start. We also cover some Rails authentication options and metaprogramming in Ruby. Finally, what's new i...

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The Ruby Hangman Tournament

Micah Martin has commenced his latest Ruby tournament, following up to the previous Ruby Battleship Tournament. This time around, you're challenged with creating an AI to play and win at hangman. His site provides you with a jump start guide to get you off the ground and submissions will be graded not only on completion time, but more importantly, on code quality. The Ruby Hangman Tournament runs until the end of September.

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Episode #6

Blue Ridge, FunFX and Cucumber, and unit testing your file system interactions round out today's episode - which is obviously a little test-heavy. We also talk about obeying robots.txt, Snow Leopard, and more.

Episode #5

Ruby Version Manager, Crondonkulous, and flag_shih_tzu are just a few of the topics covered by this Friday morning episode of Ruby5. Since the majority of listeners preferred morning releases, we're going to try out releasing new episodes on Tuesday and Friday mornings.

Episode #4

In this Tuesday morning episode Tyler Hunt joins me to talk about lots of useful Ruby libraries, talk about his role in Searchlogic, and listen to a little music from _why.

Episode #3

In this episode we talk about gems, gem hosting, learning regular expressions, and Yehuda's five favorite things in Rails 3. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and if you've got any news, let us know at ruby5@envylabs.com.

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