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Episode #244Dec 13, 201022 comments

Gravatar

Gravatar is a service for providing user avatars. See how easy it is to use in Rails in this episode. (5 minutes)
Thor
Episode #242Nov 29, 201017 comments

Thor

Thor is an alternative to Rake. It has better support for command line arguments and provides a way to add global scripts. (8 minutes)
Making Generators in Rails 3
Episode #218Jun 14, 201012 comments

Making Generators in Rails 3

Generators in Rails 3 have been rewritten to use Thor which means the code used to create a generator is quite different. Here you will learn the new way to make generators in Rails 3. (10 minutes)
My Favorite Web Apps in 2009
Episode #195Jan 04, 201031 comments

My Favorite Web Apps in 2009

Here I show several of my favorite web applications which I found most helpful as a Ruby developer over the past year. (6 minutes)
Mechanize
Episode #191Dec 07, 200943 comments

Mechanize

Mechanize extends the power of Nokogiri allowing you to interact with multiple pages on the site: click links, submit forms, etc. (10 minutes)
Screen Scraping with Nokogiri
Episode #190Nov 30, 200938 comments

Screen Scraping with Nokogiri

Screen scraping is easy with Nokogiri and SelectorGadget. (13 minutes)
Gemcutter & Jeweler
Episode #183Oct 12, 200927 comments

Gemcutter & Jeweler

Gemcutter is a new service for hosting RubyGems, and Jeweler provides an automated way to release versions of a gem. (7 minutes)
Metric Fu
Episode #166Jun 15, 200921 comments

Metric Fu

Metric Fu is a compilation of several tools to help find areas of code that could be improved. In this episode I show you how to setup this tool on the railscasts.com source code. (9 minutes)
Cron in Ruby
Episode #164Jun 01, 200951 comments

Cron in Ruby

Cron is great for handling recurring tasks, but it is an external dependency with a crazy syntax. In this episode I show you how to use Whenever to create cron jobs with Ruby. (8 minutes)
Three Profiling Tools
Episode #161May 11, 200930 comments

Three Profiling Tools

Ever want to know what Rails is doing under the hood during a request? In this episode I show three different profiling tools: New Relic RPM, FiveRuns TuneUp, and Rack::Bug. (7 minutes)