Screencasts Category

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Vim For Rails Developers Screencast

Vim as a Rails IDE is a professional screencast by Ben Orenstein that walks you through using Vim (a popular open source text editor) as a Rails IDE of sorts. It costs $9 and runs at almost 37 minutes long. I asked…

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Screencast: How To Upgrade Your Rails 2 App to Rails 3 in 25 Minutes

Geoffrey Grosenbach (of PeepCode fame) has put together a FREE 25 minute screencast showing how he's converted a Rails 2.x app to Rails 3.0. Grab it now before it gets overwhelmed and he wonders why he hasn't charged for it yet ;-)

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Screencast: Easy Rails File Uploads using Ajax and jQuery

Adam McCrea of EdgeCase has put together a screencast demonstrating how to easily implement Ajax file uploads in your Rails application. It's about ten minutes long.

Job! Interkonect, a web app consultancy in Nottingham, UK, is looking for a part-time junior Rails developer -…
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Asciicasts: Railscasts In Text Form

We're all familiar with Ryan Bates' excellent (award winning even) Railscasts - the gigantic collection of free screencasts that show you how to pull off daring stunts with Rails (if you're not, go check them out, you're missing a lot!)

As great as…

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Scaling Rails – A free 13-part series of screencasts

New Relic - the Rails app performance monitoring folks - has launched RailsLab, a free resource for Rails developers who want to learn about things relating to Rails application performance. They've kicked it off with a free 13 part screencast series by…

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Mastering Rails Forms Screencasts by Ryan Bates

The Pragmatic Programmers has released a new series of Rails-focused screencasts, "Mastering Rails Forms" with Ryan Bates. You'll probably already know Ryan Bates for his Railscasts free Rails screencasts, but these are a commercial endeavor. They cost $5 each and run…

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Building a Blog in 15 Minutes with Rails 2.2: A New Screencast

Anyone who got into Rails a few years ago should remember a very popular "building a weblog in 15 minutes video" by David Heinemeier Hansson. It was potentially responsible for most of Rails' ongoing success as the video demonstrated all…

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Envy Casts Releases Rails 2.2 Screencast and PDF

Just two months ago, Gregg Pollack and Jason Seifer of the Rails Envy podcast launched Envy Casts, a micro-publisher in the Rails scene. In anticipation of the release of Rails 2.2, they've released both a Ruby on Rails 2.2 Screencast and a…

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EnvyCasts: Entertaining Rails Screencasts

EnvyCasts is the latest venture by the presenters of the popular Rails Envy podcast - Jason Seifer and Gregg Pollack. Like PeepCode, EnvyCasts follows a model of offering an instructional video and supporting materials on a single topic for $9 in a…

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PeepCode Releases Phusion Passenger Screencast

Quality Ruby-focused screencast publisher PeepCode has just released a screencast all about Phusion Passenger (previously well known as mod_rails), a now-common Rails deployment option. It costs $9 (as with all other PeepCode screencasts) and comes in at 54 minutes long. Of particular…