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Issue 88 - April 12, 2012
Matt Aimonetti of the MacRuby project notes that MacRuby's de-facto project leader, Laurent Sansonetti, has been M.I.A. on the project since October and no longer works at Apple. But what does that mean for MacRuby? Matt makes some suggestions.
Adhearsion is an open-source telephony development framework built in Ruby. The version 2 release brings an all new Web site, updated documentation, support for multiple telephony engines, 'call controllers' and more.
The Brightbox brainboxes have been hard at work on new MRI Ruby packages (of 1.8.7 and 1.9.3) for Ubuntu. They're ready for you to test right now - instructions inside.
TorqueBox is a Ruby application server built on JBoss AS7 and JRuby. In addition to being one of the fastest Ruby servers around, it supports Rack-based web frameworks, and provides simple Ruby interfaces to standard JavaEE services, including scheduled jobs, caching, messaging, and services.
37signals' David Heinemeier Hansson says we need to shake any bad habits of 'over testing' our code, not aim for 100% test coverage, and avoid the 'TSA-style of testing.'
Gregory Brown promised to keep releasing content from his Practicing Ruby journal and has now released 15 articles at once! Tricky to write this one up but Gregory's work is always a pleasure to read and you are bound to find some useful Ruby reading in here.
After seeing Yehuda Katz's Kickstarter for Rails.app (covered last week) Jeremy McAnally set to work on a similar project called Railcar. Here's the what, why, and how.
Ilya Grigorik demonstrates how to control a Google Chrome browser from Ruby using its remote debugging API.
A look at Rails' defences against mass assignment issues by Oscar Del Ben.
Cucumber is the popular framework for executing feature documentation written in plain text in your BDD process. Pat Shaughnessy sits down with Matt Wynne, co-author of The Cucumber Book, to talk about the ideas behind Cucumber and its design.
The Ruby Rogues sit down with Jose Valim to discuss not only his popular book 'Crafting Rails Applications' but the actual art of crafting Rails apps itself. At 1h20m long, it's a deep dive, but perfect for the car!
A developer makes an impassioned plea for developers to learn compiled languages because 'interpreters for non trivial computation' are immoral and 'indefensible' due to their carbon footprint. Hmm.. yeah.. enjoy ;-)
Get your matrix math and linear algebra on with this prototype Ruby library.
A library by Eric Hodel that uses libaspell to spell check your RDoc documentation.
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