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Episode #152 - February 22, 2011

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Capybara eats Steak, Noah becomes a ZooKeeper, Ruby gets an update, and the Face of RubyGems cannot be copyrb'd or Asset Cached on this episode of Ruby5.

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The Capybara team recently committed a first pass at a simple acceptance testing DSL which works inside of RSpec. It's similar in concept to Steak, providing you "feature," "background," and "scenario" keywords and it's super simple to setup. It's not yet in an official release and they're looking for feedback on the implementation.

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