Yep, I'm still out here. Just juggling way too many things these days. I'll post when I can, and perhaps you'll still find useful links now and then.
- PostgreSQL 9.4 Beta 3 released - Plenty of new features coming down the pike here.
- Launch of the 3rd Edition of the Ruby on Rails Tutorial book - Out now, along with early access pricing on screencasts to go with it.
- 8 steps to move Rails view to Marionette - Transitioning from Rails to Backbone.