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Episode #131 - December 3, 2010

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Fog, Textmate's missing drawer, slop, head.js, a ruby-centric pragmatic magazine, gabba, and more in this triple-hosted edition of Ruby5.

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Head.js is the only javascript you want in the head tag of your web page. You give it a list of other .js files, and it loads them in parallel without blocking the render of the rest of the page. When the page is done loading, your callbacks are executed. It also has a bunch of little helper utilities for discovering details of the browser so you can choose what assets to load.

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