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Episode #242 - January 31, 2012

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In 3.2.1, we Devise a way to run Ruby 1.9.2 on Heroku, by using a 30% Faster Kookaburra that we Resqued during a recent trip Cross-Country - it's all in this episode of Ruby5.

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