This Month in Ruby - Ruby Implementors - December 2012
by Patrick Robertson
Patrick Robertson closes out 2012 with a bang, bringing us up to date with everything happening in the Ruby community with a focus on the Ruby Implementors meeting.
by Barun Singh
Atomic Commits: a scalable git workflow that provides a flexible alternative to test-driven development and ensures thorough code coverage, enforces a navigable commit history, and encourages developers to improve how they write code.
RedStorm: Distributed realtime computation in Ruby
by Jason Morrison
Storm is a free and open source distributed realtime computation framework. It provides a clean, declarative abstraction for streaming computations. It's durable, reliable, and simple to scale. Some use cases of Storm include realtime analytics, online machine learning, continuous computation, distributed RPC, and ETL. You'll learn the basic ideas of Storm, and how RedStorm makes it easy to write Storm topologies in Ruby.
by Greg Price
Ruby 2.0 will start applications in less than half the time taken by 1.9.3. We'll see the techniques I used to diagnose (and fix) the problem, which can be used for any performance problem in MRI or a C extension.