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Episode #229 - December 9th, 2011

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The 2011 Ruby Year in Review, RailsConf Videos, yslow from the command line, scaling mysql, HumaneJS, rein, GroupedScope, FireCSS, and your usual witty commentary on this episode of Ruby5

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  • NewRelic
  • 2011 Retrospective
  • RubyConf Videos
  • YSlow
  • Scaling MySQL
  • HumaneJS
  • rein
  • RubyGems
  • GroupedScope
  • FireCSS
  • #GDCR
  • Ruby5

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The internet is heartbleeding plus exciting rails 4.1 features. With special guest Nathan Hessler.