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Issue 358 — July 20, 2017
Richard Schneeman
How one line, hidden in a common ActiveRecord validation, caused large spikes in database response time and what to do about it.


Tom Van Eyck
A complete rundown of mutexes, condition variables, and how to use them together to write efficient threading code in Ruby.


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Practical AI
Continuing a series on AI in Ruby, how to implement a Support Vector Machine (SVM) to solve a simple classification problem.


Stefan Wintermeyer
A response to last week’s Is Ruby Too Slow for Webscale that takes issue with Rails being fast enough.


Enclose.io
It essentially bundles a Ruby interpreter along with your code into an executable, so not a compiler in the classic sense. GitHub repo.


Fred Heath
Nim is a statically-typed language with lots of syntactic sugar that can be called from Ruby as shown in this post.


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