Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Drink #163: Your Ruby on Rails Juice

  1. Ruby on Rails 3.1 released (with asset pipelines, default to jQuery and other changes): Here's the release note that tells you about a lot of neat improvements in this version of Ruby on Rails.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Drink# 162: Your Ruby on Rails Juice

This chilled lemonade is shared by kyle.wood
  1. Ruby on Rails API is now using SDoc: See the new slick API page at and try the new search!
  2. Active Record batch processing in parallel processes: See how you can leverage Process.fork to parallel process millions of records through Active Record.
  3. #281 Foreman: Ryan bates shows how to use forman to manage the processes that your rails app depends on while development.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Drink# 161: Your Ruby on Rails Juice

  1. Generate easy, up-to-date Rails API docs with Cucumber: See how to turn your cucumber features into live documentation for your app's JSON REST API.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Drink# 160: Your Ruby on Rails Juice

  1. #279 - Understanding the asset pipeline: Ryan Bates explains the asset pipelines, a major feature of the Rails 3.1 release.
  2. Understanding prototypes in Javascript: If you are new to OO javascript, this is a nice starter post on JS prototypes and how the things tie together to resemble the OO language features.
  3. Performance Testing Rails Applications — How To? Goncalo Silva shows the simple steps to performance test your rails applications.

Monday, August 8, 2011

Drink# 159: Your Ruby on Rails Juice

  1. #278 Search with Sunspot: A much needed railscast on free text search using Sunspot/solr.
  2. Ruby present? method: Use present? to turn your doubly negated unless into a positive sounding if.