The Giant Robots Smashing into Other Giant Robots podcast is a weekly technical podcast discussing development, design, and the business of software development.
Hosted by Ben Orenstein, who is joined each week by developers and designers from thoughtbot and beyond.
Say goodbye to that big guy
Ben Orenstein is joined by Prem Sichanugrist, a developer at thoughtbot and the #31 top Rails contributor. Ben and Prem walk through the major changes that will be introduced in Rails 4, including strong parameters, the new built in queue, cache_digest, changes in ActiveRecord::Relation, and ActiveResource. The also discuss what people can do to ease contribution and issue submission to Rails, how can people get their first commit into Rails, and much more.
Notes & Links
- Prems Boston.rb talk and video: What to Expect in Rails 4.0
- Russian (Matryoshka) doll
- Basecamp next
- Basecamp next RAM and caching hardware
- Null Object pattern
- Tell Don't Ask
- Prem's first commit to Rails
- Ruby on Rails Guides