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Episode #130 - November 30, 2010

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Today we walk the path of Ruby enlightenment with testbot, Blogcast, autocomplete, Resque-cleaner, easier MetricFu with Metrical, easier i18n with Enrichments, and Ruby Koans. All essential in your quest to learn and do great things with Ruby.

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