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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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Take a peek into your app, think about accessibility, write polyglot web apps, learn Rails, say goodbye to 1.8.7 and 1.9.2 support

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Time Travel Movies explained in git, a free online book to learn programming, better controllers with adequate_exposure, Avdi's Sinatra testing adventure, Engine Yard's App Server Arena, and the Informant Heroku add-on all in this episode of the Ruby5!