Ruby Weekly
Issue 305 — July 7, 2016
Ivan Nemytchenko
A fun quiz to see if you remember “where Ruby ends and Rails starts.” Curiously, neither Matz nor DHH got 10 out of 10. I got 9.

Michael Hartl
Michael Hartl’s immensely popular step-by-step Ruby tutorial has been updated for Rails 5 and remains free to read online. Michael has written up what the update has involved.

Dhaivat Pandya
As part of SitePoint’s ‘IoT Week’, Dhaivat Pandya takes us on a tour of Artoo, a Ruby-based platform aimed at making working with embedded systems easier.

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Phusion Blog
The folks at Phusion (Passenger) have been looking at how ActionCable works ‘under stress’ and have come up with a fix for a corruption issue that’s worth being aware of.

Myron Marston
The headline feature is support for Rails 5, but there’s a lot more to it than that, including Minitest integration for rspec-mocks and rspec-expectations.

Features include multi-lingual knowledgebase, community discussions and private tickets integrated with email.

Sarmad Sabih
Amazon’s ‘Simple Email Service’ provides a low cost way to send email from your app through a third party provider.


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