17 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 1 day ago.
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Github Cheat Sheet - All sorts of tips and tricks for using Git and GitHub, along with links to more resources.

A Quick Guide to Sublime Text - Various bits of useful information.

3 Features from Rails 4.1 that I'm excited about - Secrets.yml, Action Pack Variants, and cookie serialization get the nod here.

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By Serdar Sutay of Chef Blog 1 day ago.
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Finally, as usual Chef DK is Open Source. Feel free to open a Github issue or send a PR. Yes not a typo, I meant to say Github issue. We're working on our contribution and issue tracking processes to make it easier to contribute and send us feedback. Stay tuned for more updates on this but feel free to use Github issues on chef-dk project.

Awesome Chefs

Thanks for hanging on and getting to the end of this long post. A lot of good work went into Chef DK. Even though …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 3 days ago.
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Introducing Hound - Service to automatically nag you about Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub commits.

Heartbleed should bleed X.509 to death - Great rant about the state of internet security, though I don't believe the web of trust approach is workable either.

Surviving APIs with Rails - New course from Codeschool.

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On ZURB 6 days ago.
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…documentation more robust and comprehensive. We have opened more avenues for engagement ( Forum, GitHub, Twitter) and will continue to grow those. Here's how you can contribute:

Start a discussion on the Forum . If you have an idea for a feature request or a change in Foundation, the Forum is a great place to get backing for it.

Help categorize issues . On GitHub, help determine if an issue is a bug or implementation error. Implementation errors can be sorted in the …

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By John Resig of John Resig 7 days ago.
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The code must be Open Source and up on Github.

Some of these rules were arbitrary. The code doesn't technically need to be written before midnight of the day of but I wanted to avoid staying up too late writing sloppy code. Neither does the code have to be Open Source or up on Github. This just forced me to be more mindful of the code that I was writing (thinking about reusability and deciding to create modules earlier in the process).

Thus far I've been very successful, I'm …

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By Patrick of Kalzumeus Software 8 days ago.
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…projects they consider important, as opposed to dangling them off of (without loss of generality) Github. Why?

People will generally try to link to something to describe a project / vulnerability / etc, and having an easy and obviously linkable canonical description is both best for clarity and best for your own personal interests as the project/etc creator. Heartbleed.com is the canonical explanation of Heartbleed, both because people trust $ 8.95 domain names and because it was first …

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Hound , a hosted service that comments on Ruby style guide violations in your GitHub pull requests.

Hound is currently free and available for public and private GitHub projects. We intend to charge in the near future to ensure Hound is sustainable, but public projects will continue to be free. Hound is also open source .

Why code style matters

At thoughtbot, we write code that follows our open source style guide .

A consistent code style emphasizes care …

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By Lucas Mazza of Plataformatec Blog 9 days ago.
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Following the activity on the Rails repository over GitHub helped a lot to understand better these features and the rationale behind their implementations, but going through all the commits and discussions on Issues and Pull Requests would demand a lot of your time. If you want some of the inside scoop but don't have that much time to go through the Rails activity over the week, Godfrey Chan has put up a weekly digest about Rails named This Week in Rails . I …

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By Serdar Sutay of Chef Blog 16 days ago.
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Ohai chefs,

Today we've shipped release candidates for Chef Client 11.12.0 & 10.32.0. These two releases also include release candidates for ohai & mixlib-shellout.

Chef Client 11.12.0 RC1 includes:

ohai 7.0.0 RC2

mixlib-shellout 1.4.0 RC1

Chef Client 10.32.0 RC1 includes:

ohai 6.22.0.rc.0 RC0

Release Notes

Information about our releases now live on Github:

Chef Client 11.12.0:

https://github.com/opscode/chef/blob/11-stable/RELEASE_NOTES.md

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…post.published? # => true post.save! # => UPDATE posts SET status = '1' WHERE id = '1'

If you are interested in trying out this feature, you can try it today on Rails 4.1.0.rc2 . Be sure to read the documentation and release notes for more information. If you find any bugs, please do not forget to report them on Ruby on Rails GitHub issues .

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