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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.

  • Acts As Conference
  • Jimmy Schementi
  • Zucker
  • Ajax and Exceptions
  • BDDice
  • Placeholder
  • OMG Splat!
  • Ruby5

Placeholder Images with Placeholder Jump to Story

Have you ever needed placeholder images when developing your site layout? If so, you should checkout placeholder.it, which is a web service that generates those images on the fly, just for you. And, recently, Matt Darby released the Placeholder gem which gives a simple interface to generating the request URLs for these resources.

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