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Episode #192 - July 22nd, 2011

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This week the release of ClojureScript seemed to overshadow the release of OSX Tiger (at least on my twitterstream). How do you test your cron logic? Patching ruby for fun and profit, a fair and balanced view on Redis, and making your ruby processes run forever... all that and more on today's Ruby5...

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  • New Relic
  • ClojureScript
  • Testing Cron
  • Stamp
  • Ruby Patches
  • Constructable
  • Using Redis
  • Rails Exception Handler
  • foreverb
  • gas
  • Ruby5

Testing Cron Jump to Story

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