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Check Out The Companies That Make Ruby Inside Possible

It's time for us to thank the companies who help keep Ruby Inside (and often other Ruby sites) going by sponsoring our work. Luckily, they're all pretty interesting in their own right and have some worthwhile products and services to check out (and Linode recently put their prices down!).

The 3 Step Guide to Slick Local Documentation for all your Ruby Gems

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about, a "good looking, up-to-date Ruby documentation" site powered by YARD. Well, as of YARD 0.6 you can get the same greatness that provides applied to your local machine's collection of gems in just a few steps. Try it out - you won't regret it.

How to Build a “Spy Camera” App for an Android Phone with Ruby and Sinatra

It's been a great year for Ruby on Android, but no one knows it. You can start writing Ruby apps for Android devices TODAY. You don't need to install any SDK, you don't need to install some giant Eclipse IDE, and you certainly don't need to write any Java. Mike Leone

Rails 3.0 Released (And 22 Free Videos To Bring You Up To Speed)

Rails 3.0 has been underway for a good two years, so it’s with immense pleasure that we can declare it’s finally here. We’ve brought the work of more than 1,600 contributors together to make everything better, faster, cleaner, and more beautiful. David Heinemeier Hansson

EuRuKo 2010: Summaries, Videos, and Photos from Europe’s Ruby Conference

EuRuKo is the brand of Europe's principal Ruby conference series and EuRuKo 2010 took place in late May. Why, then, am I posting about it in August? First, I'm a strong supporter of EuRuKo and promised to post a roundup of the event here. Show More Summary

home_run: Ruby’s Date and DateTime Classes, But 20-200x Faster

home_run is an implementation of ruby’s Date/DateTime classes in C, with much better performance (20-200x) than the version in the standard library, while being almost completely compatible. Jeremy Evans

Ruby 1.9.2 Released

Yuki (Yugui) Sonoda has just announced the release of the stable version of Ruby 1.9.2!

Building “skinny daemons” in Ruby

[W]e’ve been having a lot of fun writing a series of small, self-contained web apps.. When we’re building these kinds of applications, which are often meant as low-ceremony apps targeted at a very specific purpose, or as service utilities, a lot of the time we don’t want to go through the hassle associated with a “normal” web app. Dave Hrycyszyn

Mongomatic: A New Ruby MongoDB Library Hits The Scene

Back in June, I did a comparison of Mongoid and MongoMapper, the two best known MongoDB libraries for Ruby. Now, Ben Myles has brought another to the fore: Mongomatic.

Making A Code Coverage Tool for Ruby 1.9

Aaron Patterson (of Nokogiri fame) has written a post for the AT&T Interactive blog about writing a code coverage tool with Ruby 1.9:

Does Ruby Suffer From An Overabundance Of Choice?

In "So You Want To Be a Ruby Dev" Kevin W Gisi presents a tongue in cheek narrative of a new Ruby developer being guided through the choices they have to make. (It's being discussed on Hacker News too - some good comments there.)

Microsoft Tires of IronRuby; Jimmy Schementi Jumps Ship

In April, we wrote about IronRuby hitting 1.0 and Microsoft's "3 years with Ruby [paying] off." It's sad, then, to read today that program manager Jimmy Schementi is leaving Microsoft citing a rapidly decreasing interest in dynamic languages (other than JavaScript) at the software giant.

Lyle Johnson Retires from the FXRuby GUI Toolkit

Yesterday, Lyle Johnson of the FXRuby GUI toolkit project stood aside as the project's maintainer, effectively retiring the project:

“and” vs && and “or” vs || in Ruby

If you use Ruby long enough, you will discover the and and or operators. These appear at first glance to be synonyms for && and ||. You will then be tempted to use these English oprators in place of && and ||, for the sake of improved readability. Show More Summary

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