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Mac Power Users #16: Information Managers

December 31, 2009 at 8:07PM

This has been one of our most requested episodes. We talk all about information managers. These are applications that handle all those random bits of information that don’t seem to fit in any other type of organizational system. We’ll give you a general overview of some of the options available on the Mac and Katie [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.

Puromac #161: Puromac 161: Mas Google, Juicios, mas vista previa y Ajustes en la captura de Pantallas

December 23, 2009 at 12:00PM • 60 minutes

Puromac 161: Mas Google, Juicios, mas vista previa y Ajustes en la captura de Pantallas

Hosted by Flavio Guinsburg.

Ruby on Rails Podcast #12: Avi Bryant

December 22, 2009 at 9:45AM • 25 minutes

This episode was originally published on December 22, 2005.

The creator of the Seaside Smalltalk framework talks about the philosophy behind different web frameworks.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

The Ruby Show #103: Dan edition.

December 18, 2009 at 4:58PM

Episode #103 Dan edition.

Sponsored by New Relic
The Rails Envy podcast is brought to you this week by NewRelic. NewRelic provides RPM which is a plugin for rails that allows you to monitor and quickly diagnose problems with your Rails application in real time. Check them out at

Show Notes

  • Rails 2.3.5 Released

    Rails 2.3.5 has been released with several bug fixes and improved Ruby 1.9 compatibility.

  • Rails XSS Plugin

    Koz has released the rails xss plugin which makes all strings html unsafe by default and uses Erubis for templating.

  • RubyConf Videos

    ConFreaks has posted the 2009 RubyConf videos.

  • Speedy

    Speedy automates the virtual host creation and gives you rapid deployment with Passenger and Apache. It currently works on Ubuntu and Debian variants only. It will eventually support both Linux and Mac platforms.

  • Ruby Draft Specification

    A draft of the Ruby Specification document has been released and they're looking for comments to submit to the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee. The draft is based on Ruby 1.8.7.

  • Rango

    Grant Michaels posts on Ruby Inside about Rango, a new web app framework from Jakub Šťastný.

  • Flotomatic

    Flotomatic is a new Rails plugin built on top of flot (jquery / javascript based graphs). It's got a nice DSL that makes it really easy to drop graphs into your site.

  • Partioprint

    Partioprint plugin adds partial name as a HTML comment whenever a partial is rendered from the ERBs.

  • Viewtastic

    Viewtastic is a presenter plugin for Rails.

  • The Unobtrusive Login System in Rails – Part One

    The Finternails in Oatmeal blog has a post about using Authlogic to create an unobtrusive login system.

  • Django for a Rails Developer

    The Usware blog has a post on getting in to the Django way of doing things from a Rails developers point of view.

  • ActiveDevice

    ActiveDevice is a rails plugin that detects mobile device user agents and sets the format accordingly.

  • Rubinius 1.0 rc1

    Rubinius 1.0 rc1 has been released.

  • 9 New Ruby Libraries To Check Out

    This post by Peter Cooper aims to round up a selection of his recent Ruby library discoveries, with his thoughts about each. Included are RConfig – Powerful Ruby configuration management, Ruby-GMail – A Rubyesque interface to GMail, Versionomy – A “version number” library.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.

Ruby on Rails Podcast #11: Technoweenie

December 17, 2009 at 12:45PM • 21 minutes

This episode was originally published on December 17, 2005.

Rick Olson explains the Rails plugin system, RJS templates, and Rails-weenie.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

The Changelog #7: Mike Dirolf from 10gen and MongoDB

December 17, 2009 at 8:00AM

Adam and Wynn spoke with Mike Dirolf from 10gen about their fast-growing MongoDB project. Mike gave us insight on how MongoDB came about, design decisions, and the future of this cool NoSQL server.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.

Puromac #160: Puromac 160: Google compite con Apple ? Problemas con iMacs, Boxee en la red

December 16, 2009 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Puromac 160: Google compite con Apple ? Problemas con iMacs, Boxee en la red

Hosted by Flavio Guinsburg.

The Changelog #6: Steven Bristol from LessEverything and weekly news

December 15, 2009 at 8:00AM

In this episode, Adam, Wynn, and Steven Bristol of LessEverything fame discuss Erlang, Javascript on the server, Lighthouse, Docsplit, Rackamole/whackamole, unfollowing under-performing Twitter peeps, and suing domain squatters.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.

EE Podcast #9: The 411 on EE 2.0

December 15, 2009 at 7:28AM

Ryan and Dan give you the skinny on ExpressionEngine 2.0. They discuss some new features, integration issues, upgrade paths, and more.

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.

Mac Power Users #15: Scrivener

December 11, 2009 at 8:45PM

We got a lot of feedback about episode 5 Word Processing and Writing, apparently people just keep looking for better word processors. So, we decided to do another show on a single application, Scrivener. Scrivener is a word processor and project management tool that allows you to research, organize, outline and create documents. The emphasis [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.