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Episode #167 - April 15, 2011

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Another exciting episode! Build your own cloud! The merits of headless Capybara and exposing your own metrics. Will Dirty keep your cucumber green? Will resque_scheduler work on Heroku? DHH strikes again - with CoffeeScript!?! Stay tuned and find out!

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