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Episode #11 - September 18, 2009

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Today's Ruby5 has two new hosts, Jim & Nick who will be helping produce Friday podcasts. They talk about new database libraries, a useful caching library, and a new screencast, more or less.

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Database Administration with admin_data Jump to Story

If you find yourself modifying the database a great deal you may want to take a look at a project by Neeraj Singh called admin_data. admin_data is a plugin that gives you a database editor right inside your application using your ActiveRecord models.You just install the plugin, start up your app, and go to /admin-data and you get a full database editor.

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