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Episode #137 - December 28, 2010

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New Ruby patches, a new Rubinius release, and a new version of Hackety Hack, as well as distance_of_time_in_words, strftime, and Rails Best Practices are on this episode of Ruby5.

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A more accurate distance_of_time_in_words Jump to Story

Rails ships with a distance_of_time_in_words helper, but it's not incredibly accurate. That's where Ryan Bigg's new gem comes in. It rewrites the helper to give you more accurate word measurements. So, now we'll know exactly how much time is left in this episode.

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