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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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This episode is sponsored by Acts As Conference. A Ruby on Rails and Software Craftsmanship Training conference being held October 28-30 in Orlando, FL.

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  • Jimmy Schementi
  • Zucker
  • Ajax and Exceptions
  • BDDice
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  • OMG Splat!
  • Ruby5

Learn BDD Playing Dice Jump to Story

On August 3rd, Valerio Farias published a free ebook he created titled, "Learning BDD Playing Dice." It's definitely introductory, but certainly easy to follow and has a decent story line if you're new to BDD and want to flex your RSpec muscles.

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