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Avdi Grim short essay about the state of current programming languages and the new hotnesses.
Calle Erlandsson reimplements Unix cat command with ruby and uses ARGF for getting the input parameters for proper piping support.
Richard Schneeman shares his experience with hunting a memory leak on Heroku.
Great checklist for your rails app before releasing to make sure that it's secure and you are not introducing any vulnerabilities.
Cezar Halmagean show that you don't have to wait for the new version of bootstrap gem to run 4.0. as you can install it manually.
Create a cross platform GUI clients on top of Chromium engine with Github's Electron framework.
Add commects to your ActiveRecord queries that helps debugging the application in various situations, like deadlocks or auditin.
Henrik Nyh shows how to use Flic to make your computer do things.
Self-hosted "mandrill" for managing and sending your emails in Rails.
Nate Berkopec continues in his awesome articles about Ruby's performance and this time he shows how to use New Relic to find hidden performance bottlenecks in you app.
Matt Brictson explains how to get Nginx and Rails to send large files in a really fast way with proper Nginx configuration.
A great guide how to create a rails plugin for the functionality you might want to reuse in multiple projects.
Riley Brandt shows how to use free tools on Linux for the entire post processing and cataloguing process for your photos with Darktable, GIMP and other free tools.