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Episode #178 - May 27, 2011

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Updates to Rails 3.0.8.rc1 and rspec-rails 2.6.1, managing the pow server easily with the powder gem, better Github search with Hubscovery, AJAX CoffeeScript with CoffeeBeans, and opening your app's mail with MailCatcher.

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  • New Relic
  • Rails 3.0.8.rc1
  • rspec-rails-2.6.1
  • Powder
  • Hubscovery
  • CoffeeBeans
  • MailCatcher
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MailCatcher Gem Jump to Story

MailCatcher lets you look at email sent out by your web apps. According to their post:
MailCatcher is a ruby mashup to catch mail sent via SMTP to a local port and serve it in your web browser for easy testing. It lets you check out the plain text and HTML versions of the email, as well as inspecting any attachments.

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