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Ruby Essentials – Strings, Arrays and Hashes

Are you new to Ruby and want to get a head start? In this screencast, I discuss some of the most common methods and techniques that have to do with strings, arrays and hashes. This is also excellent for those coming from other languages. Download 49.8 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 26.9 MB

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Introduction to Grails – Part 2

In this screencast, we continue on our task of creating a ‘Stack Overflow’ clone by adding more domain classes and relationships between them. We also cover how to test your classes using integration tests. Download 230.7 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 100 MB

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Introduction to Grails – Part 1

Are you new to Grails? Grails is an excellent alternative to Ruby on Rails, which uses Groovy / Java. In this screencast, learn how to create a simple CRUD system with Grails. Download 83 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 35.1 MB

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Creating an Admin using Nested Controllers

In this screencast, I cover how to create an admin section with a separate login, and describe how nested controllers work. Download 141.5 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 60.4 MB

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Easy Rails Jukebox Application

Create a Ruby on Rails Jukebox Application and implement the "permalink" feature instead of the usage of "ID". Taking advantage of the "Counter Cache" you will be able to automatically keep track of the number of Albums asociated with each Artist. The last part spicy up the application with the usage of the Themes plugin…

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Essential CSS for Every Web Developer

Want to know the basics of CSS? Watch this screencast and learn everything you should know as a web developer. We’ll cover the basics which include colors, borders, padding, margins, lists, fonts, backgrounds, tables, links and floats. This is a very basic screencast, so if you are already familiar with these topics, this might be…

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Background Processes with Ruby

Learn how to spawn background processes using Ruby and the Process class. Here we discuss the difference between ‘wait’ and ‘detach’. Download 68.4 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 24 MB

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Writing CSS with LESS – Part 2

In this screencast we’ll cover using variables, mixins and operations with LESS while building the header for the our Flitter front end. In this screencast we’ll cover using variables, mixins and operations with LESS while building the header for the Flitter front end. Download 89.1 Download (iphone & ipod) 50.4

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Writing CSS with LESS – Part 1

In this screencast we’ll cover the basics of setting up a LESS file to compile into CSS as we provide an HTML front end to Flitter, a Ruby on Rails Twitter clone. Download 55.1 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 30 MB

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Bash Command Line Editing

Tim Harper (tim.theenchanter.com) presents a 13 minute tour of some of his favorite bash features that he uses on a daily basis. The font size is tiny, so be sure to watch it in full screen. Download 44 Download (iphone & ipod) 48

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Introduction to MongoDB – Part III, MongoMapper & Rails

This is the third and final episode on introduction to MongDB. In this screencast, we demonstrate MongoMapper and how to use it in a Rails app. Download 21.8 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 9.5 MB

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jQuery Masonry

In this screencast we’ll cover aligning floated elements on an HTML page using jQuery, the jQuery Masonry plugin and CSS. Download 83 MB Download (iphone & ipod) 55 MB

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