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Episode #23 - October 30, 2009

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sinatra_more, IRWI, and WysiHat Engine, are covered in this special Halloween weekend edition of Ruby5. The Riot testing framework and the Fukuoka Ruby Award 2010 are also discussed.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • Sinatra More
  • IRWI
  • WysiHat
  • Riot
  • Fukuoka
  • Ruby5

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