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Wye Tech News #1

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This new weekly blog issue contains a list of interesting articles and news related to Ruby, Rails, JavaScript and web development related stuff in general that we found during the week.

If our readers find it interesting and useful, we will continue delivering them on a weekly basis. So please tell us your thoughts if you want us to keep making them!

OpenSSL Security Advisory [3 Dec 2015] - Updated [4 Dec 2015]
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20151203.txt
5 more security vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

Inside Ruby’s VM: The TMI Edition by Aaron Patterson
http://confreaks.tv/videos/rubyconf2015-inside-ruby-s-vm-the-tmi-edition

Ruby Tricks, Idiomatic Ruby, Refactorings and Best Practices
http://best-ruby.com/

Rails Command Infrastructure
https://github.com/rails/rails/pull/22457
The infrastructure needed to support the migration of rake tasks to the rails command

First Party Cookies in Rack
https://github.com/rack/rack/pull/980
Pull Request merged to Rack to add support for First Party Cookies

The Definitive Guide to Ruby Heap Dumps, Parts I and II
https://blog.codeship.com/the-definitive-guide-to-ruby-heap-dumps-part-i
https://blog.codeship.com/the-definitive-guide-to-ruby-heap-dumps-part-ii

Building Cross Model Search with Ember, Rails, and Elasticsearch
http://blog.codeship.com/cross-model-search-with-ember-rails-and-elasticsearch
Autocomplete search feature: Rails 5 (only API mode) + Elasticsearch integration (Ember integration will be on a follow up article)

Ruby Version Usage in Commercial Projects, 2015 Edition
https://semaphoreci.com/blog/2015/12/01/ruby-version-usage-in-commercial-projects-2015-edition.html
An annual report on Ruby versions used for private projects on Semaphore.

Using vim/tmux for Ruby on Rails
http://blog.salsify.com/engineering/using-vim-tmux-for-ruby-on-rails

Linux Performance Analysis in 60s (video)
http://www.brendangregg.com/blog/2015-12-03/linux-perf-60s-video.html
Look at Netflix’s Linux Performance Analysis in 60s, shows the commands used in the first 60 seconds

Flexbox Froggy
http://flexboxfroggy.com/
Learn or exercise your flexbox knowledge playing a little game.

CSS font-display property is now available in Chrome Canary!
https://plus.google.com/+IlyaGrigorik/posts/a3Yn3jB4wjA

5 Essential Ember 2.0 Concepts You Must Understand
http://emberigniter.com/5-essential-ember-2.0-concepts

Google promotes Chrome 47 to the stable channel
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com.es/2015/12/stable-channel-update.html

Microsoft Edge’s JavaScript engine to go open-source
https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2015/12/05/open-source-chakra-core

sqlmap
http://sqlmap.org
Automatic SQL injection and database takeover tool

Should You Use Zero-Point Estimates on Your Product Backlog?
https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/should-you-use-zero-point-estimates-on-your-product-backlog
Zero-point stories are not something we recommend you use a lot of. But, used judiciously, they can still have their place on a product backlog.

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