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Issue 328 — December 15, 2016
Yui Naruse
Things are looking good for the traditional Christmas release and 2.4 has quite a few new developer-facing features.

Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski
A walkthrough of 10 common security issues when using Rails and how to avoid and manage each one.

Avdi Grimm
Avdi Grimm presents a thorough look at many of the issues facing writing Ruby for Windows, from line endings to forking processes.

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Andrei Beliankou
Links to a variety of libraries, talks, and books around the processing of text in human languages from Ruby.

The default behavior of Float#round was due to change to ‘round-to-even’ in 2.4, but Matz now says it "should be kept unchanged". See the discussion around why.

Sean Huber
ActiveRecord doesn’t always update updated_at when updating records. Here’s a gem that updates that behavior to do those updates.

Josh Cheek
Evaluates Ruby code as you write it and shows what every line evaluates to. Can’t imagine it? Check out this animated GIF.


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