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Episode #187 - June 28, 2011

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Call to arms at the Universitas, learn about two-factor authentication, EngineX, Brewdler, the Adhearson console, RABL, and Ruby 1.9 "keep your hash-rocket away from my colon!" syntax issues.

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  • EngineX
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  • Brewdler
  • Adhearsion
  • APIs with RABL
  • Ruby5

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If you want to convert your application between the old 1.8 hash syntax (using the hash rocket) and the new 1.9 hash syntax (using the colon) you may want to checkout the hash_syntax gem by Michael Edgar. Not only does it convert from 1.8 to 1.9, but it also converts back from 1.9 to 1.8 for all the haters.

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