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Issue #7

Happy Christmas Eve, Happy Winter Solstice, Happy coding

If you celebrate Christmas on the 25th, happy Christmas. As an avid runner, I personally welcome the Winter Solstice and the coming daylight. This issue is a short one due to the holidays, but don’t worry I still have my list of articles and posts from this week, I’ll add them to next week’s Dispatch.

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Issue #6

What sections are your favorite?

Hey readers, every week in the Dispatch I have a variety of sections such as RubyMotion App of the Week. I’m constantly adding new ones, like this week’s Poll of the Week. Let me know what your favorite sections are, either email me attodd@infinitered.com or tweet at me a @twerth

Help out the community by answering questions on stackoverflow or send me your tips and I’ll add them to next week’s Dispatch.

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Issue #5

rmq everywhere
v0.5 changes everything

This is a big update, there are various small things, but the one big one is you no longer have to worry about where you are when you call rmq. You can call rmq() anywhere and it mostly does the right thing. No more self_in_rmq. Read more here.

Results from last week’s poll “snake_case or camelCase?”

Total votes: 47
snake_case: 80.85%
camelCase: 19.15%

Help out the community by answering questions on stackoverflow

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Issue #3

Before you write it yourself, look here

One of the questions I get asked a lot is where to find gems and other 3rd party code:

Write an article, gem, or something else that I haven’t noticed? Tell me, I may include it next week.

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Issue #2

It’s issue #2 already

Ken Miller (@seriousken) and I gave a presentation (well, I sat there while he talked, I did make the pretty slides though) last Wednesday at the San Francisco Ruby Meetup, which was located at Yammer’s offices. Our presentation was on RMQ andCDQ. Ken says Yammer has a video of it, but we haven’t got our hands on it yet. If we can’t get the video, I’ll post the deck on the Infinitered.com/blog.

Ben Kudria (@bkudria) and Clay Allsopp (@clayallsopp) at Propeller gave a presentation about using AFMotion and Rocket to do real-time data transfer between Rails and RubyMotion.

At the meetup we met a bunch of people, one of which was Melvyn Hills (@melvynhills) who is the creator if this week’s app, Frontback (below). Here is everyone who attended.

If you are in the Bay Area you should come to the next SF meetup, or rmq(you).closest(Meetup). RubyMotion is still a small community, so it’s a great time to get involved.

Lastly, I heard a rumor that RubyMotion #inspect 2014 will be in San Francisco.

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Issue #1

Welcome to the inaugural issue

Hello, my name is Todd Werth, I founded InfiniteRed. We work in RubyMotion everyday on our products and for clients. I created RubyMotionQuery (RMQ) and my co-founder Ken Miller @seriousken created Core Data Query (CDQ).

I felt that the RubyMotion community needed a weekly newsletter. I’ve been thinking about doing this for a while, but I never alloc.inited the time. This first issue is a bit rough but I’ll be improving it as I go along. Please let me know what you think, what could be better, what is awesome, etc.

Lastly, contact me with your blog posts, tips, or just to say hi (seriously).

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