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PayPal Notifications
Episode #142Dec 29, 200844 comments

PayPal Notifications

PayPal's IPN (Instant Payment Notification) service allows your app to get confirmation when an order is processed. In this episode I use IPN to mark a cart as purchased. (10 minutes)
PayPal Basics
Episode #141Dec 22, 200832 comments

PayPal Basics

This episode is the first in a series on handling the checkout process for orders. Here we show how to complete purchases through PayPal's Website Payments Standard service. (7 minutes)
Making a Gem
Episode #135Nov 10, 200820 comments

Making a Gem

Want to create a Ruby Gem instead of a Rails plugin? In this episode I will walk you through creating a gem to extend Rails. (9 minutes)
Capistrano Tasks
Episode #133Oct 27, 200823 comments

Capistrano Tasks

Do you know how to make Capistrano tasks? See how to change default deployment behavior with custom tasks in this episode. (8 minutes)
Monitoring with God
Episode #130Oct 05, 200831 comments

Monitoring with God

Need to ensure your background processes stay up and running and don't use too many resources? Check out the god gem as shown in this episode. (14 minutes)
Starling and Workling
Episode #128Sep 22, 200858 comments

Starling and Workling

Need to run a task frequently in the background? Starling and Workling is a killer combination for doing just that. See how in this episode. (9 minutes)
Rake in Background
Episode #127Sep 15, 200845 comments

Rake in Background

In need of a background process? You may be able to accomplish this with a simple Rake task. See how in this episode. (10 minutes)
Passenger in Development
Episode #122Aug 11, 200890 comments

Passenger in Development

Tired of juggling multiple Rails apps around with script/server? See how to set up Passenger in development so each one has its own local domain name. (7 minutes)
Selenium
Episode #116Jun 30, 200838 comments

Selenium

Selenium is a great way to test your app automatically through a browser. See how it works in this episode. (9 minutes)
Contributing to Rails with Git
Episode #113Jun 09, 200814 comments

Contributing to Rails with Git

If you want Rails to behave a certain way, try changing it and submitting a patch. This episode will show how to do exactly this using Git. (11 minutes)