• The show begins with talk of Kevin’s recent dabbling into Ruby on Rails. The guys talk about Ruby 2 vs Ruby 3, how MS developers love their IDEs and finally Rack.
  • Jon mentions Jimmy Shimenti’s demo of Visual Studio 2010 File > New > Ruby on Rails with IronRuby.
  • The conversation segues into the benefits of trying out other platforms and how trying out other platforms doesn’t necessarily mean one is jumping ship.
  • Kevin shares why he has a hard time getting excited about IronRuby.
  • Scott K introduces a recent Alt.NET Seattle Fishbowl Topic – Is C# is the best language for writing views or should dynamic languages be used instead?
  • Rob Conery shares why he loves the Haml view engine and Kevin speaks to why he really likes Spark?
  • The guys talk about html encoding and XSS vulnerabilities.
  • The guys consider advanced techniques one can implement with jQuery and how really learning javascript can affect the way one writes C# code.
  • Scott K briefs us on his recent Alt.Net open space presentation on Node.js.
  • The guys passionately discuss the business of Twitter, hovercards, Twitter’s @Anywhere API, the Library of Congress, and the importance of security and password management.
  • The guys talks about why Apple Changed Section 3.3.1.
  • The guys talk about the Visual Studio 2010 installation and developer experience.
  • Rob pimps TekPub with background music .