Rails Envy Podcast – Episode #101

Episode #101 Let’s put another shrimp on the barbie!

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Show Notes

  • Torquebox

    Torquebox is an enterprise-grade application server that provides scale-oriented services to your Ruby webapps, including turn-key clustering. With its latest release, Torquebox supports all Rack-based Ruby frameworks.

  • Metaprogramming in Ruby: It’s All About the Self

    Yehuda Katz has an in-depth blog post explaining self’s scope in Ruby.

  • Skills Matter Rails Exchange

    Skills Matter will be organising the 3rd annual RoR eXchange on 3rd December 2009.

  • Racksh

    Racksh is a Rails-like console for any Rack based ruby web app.

  • 11 Things to Consider Before Deploying Your Rails Application

    Vinsol goes over their checklist for deploying Rails apps.

  • Jammit

    Jammit is an industrial strength asset packaging library for Rails, providing both the CSS and JavaScript concatenation and compression that you’d expect, as well as ahead-of-time gzipping, built-in JavaScript template support, and optional Data-URI / MHTML image embedding.

  • Deep in Action Mailer#deliver, part 1

    Part 1 in a series that will delve deep into several commonly used methods of Rails.

  • Shard The Love

    ShardTheLove is a horizontal scaling solution written in Ruby. It has support for migrations, testing/RSpec, a flexibility of partitioning patterns, a simple syntax, support for Rails & Merb

  • Using the Rubygems Bundler for Your App

    Sam Merritt posts on the Engine Yard blog about getting the new Rubygems bundler working in your app.

  • Environmental Seeder

    Francisco Tufró has released environmental seeder — a simple addition to db:seed to allow loading environment specific data through seeds.rb without
    any programming.

  • Rubinius 0.13 Released

    Rubinius 0.13 has been released with several rewrites, additions, and fixes.

  • Formtastic 0.9.2

    Justin French has released formtastic 0.9.2. From the blog post:

    I’ve just pushed the new Formtastic 0.9.2 gem up to Gemcutter this morning on the train. There’s a few API changes as we edge closer and closer 1.0, so I thought I’d do a quick post to document it all.

  • MacRuby 0.5 beta 2

    MacRuby 0.5 beta 2 has been released.

  • Request Log Analyzer

    Request Log Analayzer version 1.5.1 has been released with new features and bug fixes. This is the first time we have ever mentioned it on the show.

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