An email roundup of Ruby News and Articles from India.

RubyIndia Issue#5

RubyIndia brings curated content from and for the Indian Ruby Community and friends. It aims to be a crowd sourced content aggregation of Articles, Blogs, Projects, Products, Highlights, News, and all things interesting, from the community.

Editor's Note

Hello Rubyists!
We are happy to announce the launch of The Indian Ruby Podcasts. RubyIndia Podcasts series will be meeting people and speak about their work, programming tools , work culture, technology stack and experiences.
Our first two episodes interviewing Leena S N, and Koichi Sasada are already up!

If you would like us interview someone open an insue on RubyIndia-Podcast. For featuring your content on RubyIndia, do send us an email at contact [at] rubyindia [dot] org, or open an issue on RubyIndia-Web. Feel free to forward this to your friends if you find it useful.

Team RubyIndia


Real Time notifications using slanger and sidekiq
With the increasing expectation of web-applications, everyone wants real time updates or real time notifications to improve the web portals user experience. Understandably, my project required Real time notifications too...
Production outages – Part 1
Couple of months back, we had a significant outage in one of the products we are consulting on. This is an application which remotely manages Linux media players which are installed in many cities across the US.
Custom model callbacks in RubyOnRails
RubyOnRails provides us with many model callbacks around the object’s lifecycle when object is being created, updated or destroyed. For example: before_create, after_create, before_update, after_destroy etc. We use them to write & run our code around the object’s lifecycle by defining a method and associating them as one of the callbacks.
What you need to know about software process and tools as a non-tech product owner
In this very detailed and informative blogpost, Hemant discuss about “What you need to know about software process and tools as a non-tech product owner”
RedDotRubyConf 2014
Prathamesh writes about his detailed recollection of attending wonderful talks at RedDotRubyConf and speaking along with Vipul.
Rails just made it to 10 years!
Rails just made it to 10 years! People are leaving wishes on this commit message.


Kerala Ruby Users Group August Meetup
Sessions include talk on SaltStack by Sreenadh.
Pune Ruby Users Group August Meetup
Monthly meetup details to be announced soon(2nd / 9th August).
Indian Speakers at RubyConfs
Prathamesh Sonpatki and Vipul Amler will be speaking at Madison Ruby in Madison on 21-23rd August.
Tworit Kumar Dash will be speaking at Eurucamp in Berlin on 1-3rd August.
Now Open (CFP)
CFP’s for KeepWeirdRuby, Rails Israel and RubyConf are now open. Submit your talks soon.