23 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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Sneak Peek

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By Holly of Blog | The Working Group 8 months ago.
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FITC I want to go to the # SCREENS13 Sneak Peek exclusive event @twg ! #FITCtwgSNEAKPEEK http://fitc.ca/sneakpeek "

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Ecology & Technology: Teaming up with Timeraiser for Social Media Week Toronto

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We love sharing our office space with Timeraiser (and not just because they have an amazing turtle called Bertie). Timeraiser changes lives by encouraging people to bid volunteer hours, not money, …

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By santiago.pastorino of WyeWorks Blog - The Team's Voice over 1 year ago.
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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: PostgreSQL Array Support

Refactoring: Replace Conditional with Polymorphism

From Joe Ferris of Thoughtbot.

Learning Chef

Some things Mathia Lafeldt has picked up while learning to use the Ruby-based infrastructure automation framework.

Watching and Listening

Simulating the World with Ruby

Brian Liles (remember TATFT?) digs into creating simulations in Ruby, covering concurrency issues, domain modelling, …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 1 year ago.
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There are never enough hours.

Thanks Mr. Jobs, But it Seems I Can Use Linux Laptop Now - Pretty much sums up how I feel after playing with the Project Sputnik laptop myself.

Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: PostgreSQL array support - In general Rails 4 is shaping up to expose quite a few pg features.

Resizing images before upload using HTML5 canvas - Interesting idea, though an awful lot of moving parts.

Yell - 1.0 release of this logging library with good extensibility.

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside over 1 year ago.
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Phusion Shares A Sneak Peek of the Phusion Passenger 4.0 Roadmap

After a period of radio silence, the Phusion guys are back on the air! With their Passenger system being the most popular way to serve up Ruby apps, all eyes are on the forthcoming Passenger 4.0 and here they explain some of what's coming up.

Edge Ruby/Ruby 2.0 Adds %i and %I To Notate An Array of Symbols

As %w and %W notates a string into an array of words, %i and %I does the same but …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup almost 2 years ago.
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Another 4.0 article for more in-depth reading than my notes here: Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: Asynchronous Action Mailer .

dc7fd821 is the commit that brings asynchronous Action Mailer via the Rails queue to the code. It's followed by some code cleanup and then documentation in 6a859152 .

The doc change in 24a4cc74 serves as a reminder that Rails 4.0 will require Ruby 1.9.3 or higher.

94b230e1 adds a polymorphic option to the model …

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On ZURB almost 2 years ago.
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Read "Foundation 3.0 Sneak Peek: Icon Fonts"

It's a Trap!

Companies often fall into traps they don't intend to fall into. Ryan references Noah Wasserman in his post about how to avoid common startup pitfalls. Through surrounding yourself with the right people, you can persist and make it through any challenge.

Read "It's a Trap — 3 Ways to Avoid Startup Pitfalls

Did you enjoy a specific post in particular from last week or want …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.
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Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: Queueing

A quick look at the new queueing API in edge Rails (to become Rails 4.0).

Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: Asynchronous ActionMailer

Lessons Learned: The First Six Months of Running a Rails Consultancy

Watching and Listening

Facebook Authentication in Rails (RailsCasts)

Ryan Bates shows us how to create a new Facebook application, configure it, add authentication with the omniauth-facebook gem and top it …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup almost 2 years ago.
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Week of June 18 -June 24, 2012

Seeing a few more Rails 4.0 articles lately, like Brian Cardarella's Rails 4.0 Sneak Peek: Queueing .

052e415f dials the default PostgreSQL log level back to warning, to get rid of some excess log noise.

The ActiveRecord composed_of feature gets dropped in 14fc8b34 . The commit message shows you what you can replace it with.

ActiveRecord::Relation#pluck can now handle multiple columns. The work is merged in …

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