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Episode #253 - March 9th, 2012

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Closing out the github mass assignment issue, bundler 1.1, font-awesome, dust-assets, flexible searching with solr and sunspot, and a bunch o' news about writing api-only rails apps in this edition of Ruby5.

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  • New Relic
  • GitHub SSH Keys
  • rails_best_practices
  • mass assignment guard
  • Bundler 1.1
  • dust-assets
  • Flexible Searching
  • API APP Guidelines
  • lightrail
  • acts_as_nested_interval
  • rubeque
  • Ruby5

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