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Episode #166 - April 12, 2011

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Just a quick note to mention that Hiroshi Nakamura has put together a super-useful Google Spreadsheet comparing the features of many popular HTTP libraries currently available in Ruby. Need to know which one throws exceptions vs uses error codes? How about which one is Ruby 1.9 compatible? Which can make parallel requests? Check it out.

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