Ruby Weekly
Issue 265 — September 24, 2015
At Full Stack Fest 2015, Ruby’s creator Yukihiro Matsumoto (a.k.a. Matz) gave a keynote where he shared many of his ideas on the future Ruby 3.0.

Jared Friedman
An opinion piece by a co-founder of Scribd, a site that was once one of the biggest users of Rails. I don’t find the argument very strong, and neither did Chris Kottom who’s written Rails Got 99 Problems (But These Ain’t Them) in response.

Oleg Dashevskii
Oleg’s app had a nasty memory leak. Running on Heroku, this is particularly painful, so he set out to fix it. This article covers what happened in remarkable depth.

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Piotr Chmolowski
A walkthrough of building your own flexible, reusable CMS engine using Rails and Postgres.

Jamis Buck
ActiveRecord’s default_scope feature is exposed as an anti-pattern, with examples showing two common ways it is abused. It is proposed that explicit scopes are a superior solution.

Wolox Engineering
Lambda is a new(ish) Amazon Web Service that can run code on demand. This tutorial looks at doing image processing via JavaScript on Lambda from your Rails apps.

You’ve seen these lists before - now there’s a new one specifically for gems that are useful within Rails projects.


In brief