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Episode #226 - November 29, 2011

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Practicing Ruby Journal freebies, Resque-retry, unobtrusive link_to deletions, testing responsive layouts, ending autoload, and moxy. All covered today, no sugar added.

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  • New Relic
  • Practicing Ruby
  • Resque-retry
  • Unobtrusive Deleting
  • Testing Responsively
  • No mo' autoload
  • Moxy
  • Ruby5

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