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Issue 283 — February 4, 2016
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Scientist helps you ‘carefully’ refactor critical paths in your app by leaving the original code in place but suggesting an alternative to test against. Wired has a higher level look.


Leigh Halliday
GLI provides a handy DSL to define the different tasks your script can handle and which flags, switches, and arguments each task expects to receive.


Mike McCabe
A fun attempt to create a really ‘ugly’ Ruby one liner (puts flamejacket on… so it’s basically Perl) and an explanation of what it means.


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Maciej Nowak
Gush is graph based gem devised to facilitate organization of jobs into self-describing workflows.


Ross Kaffenberger
Montrose allows you to easily create ‘recurrence’ objects, like so: Montrose.weekly.on(:monday).at('10:30 am')


Kyle Szives
Action Cable has been a highly anticipated Rails 5 feature and you can use it today with the Rails 5 beta. Kyle presents a quick introduction for beginners.


Ian Whitney
“There’s not a level of abstraction that’s universally wrong, it’s always context dependent. You have to find the level that’s right for your code and your programmers.”


Simon Coffey
A look at testing simple Ruby objects with three types of test double: Stubs, Mocks and Spies.


Eugene Pirogov
A look at how to pull it off elegantly, with a summary of “SQL has been around for more than 40 years. It’s a giant. Why not build standing on the shoulders of a giant?”


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