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Episode #101 - August 10, 2010

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Microsoft, IronRuby, and Jimmy Schementi start this episode of Ruby5. Then, we touch on Ruby Zucker, AJAX Exceptions, details of the Ruby splat operator, and learning BDD by playing dice.

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