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Episode #22 - October 27, 2009

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Refraction, Boson, and the Ruby Enterprise Edition 1.8.7-2009.10 release are discussed this episode. Along with a couple of new Rails plugins called Ancestry and Alchemist.

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If your application has to do simple unit conversion, then Alchemist may be the answer for you. Written by Matthew Mongeau, Alchemist adds conversion helpers to Ruby's Numeric class, allowing you to easily convert between several common measurements. For example, 8.miles.to.meters is 12,874.7, or 10.kilometers + 1.mile is 11.6 kilometers.

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