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Subdomains
Episode #123Aug 18, 200860 comments

Subdomains

Learn how to unleash the full potential of subdomains with the subdomain-fu Rails plugin in this episode. (18 minutes)
Thinking Sphinx
Episode #120Jul 28, 200891 comments

Thinking Sphinx

If you need a full text search engine, Thinking Sphinx is a great solution. See why in this episode. (12 minutes)
Liquid
Episode #118Jul 14, 200823 comments

Liquid

Liquid is a safe way to provide a powerful template language to the site's users. See how in this episode. (16 minutes)
Gem Dependencies
Episode #110May 23, 200817 comments

Gem Dependencies

In Rails 2.1 we now have the ability to set gem dependencies. Now it's easier than ever to specify which ruby gems our rails app relies on. (6 minutes)
Exception Notifications
Episode #104May 05, 200829 comments

Exception Notifications

If you're running a production site, it's a good idea to record all exceptions which occur. See how to set up a notification system which does that in this episode. (8 minutes)
make_resourceful
Episode #92Feb 10, 200819 comments

make_resourceful

The make_resourceful plugin is a great way to DRY up the 7 RESTful actions common in most controllers. Learn how to use it in this episode. (6 minutes)
Generating PDF Documents
Episode #78Nov 04, 200751 comments

Generating PDF Documents

In this episode I will show you how to create PDF documents using the excellent PDF::Writer gem. (7 minutes)
scope_out
Episode #76Oct 22, 200716 comments

scope_out

The scope_out plugin will generate several helpful find methods for you automatically! It's the best way to move the find conditions into your model. Watch this episode for details. (6 minutes)
Markaby in Helper
Episode #69Sep 03, 200730 comments

Markaby in Helper

Do you ever need to generate HTML code in a helper method? Placing it directly in Ruby strings is not very pretty. Learn a great way to generate HTML through Markaby in this episode. (6 minutes)
OpenID Authentication
Episode #68Aug 27, 200753 comments

OpenID Authentication

Ever wonder how to implement OpenID authentication in your Rails app? This episode will show you how to add it to a site with an existing authentication system. (11 minutes)