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Episode #265 - April 20th, 2012

The Authority Gem, Monitoring Federal Election money, redis_failover, getting rid of bundle exec, redis props, and more in this pre-railsconf ruby5.

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  • New Relic
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  • Authority
  • FECH
  • redis_failover
  • rubygems-bundler
  • redis-props
  • eloquent explanations
  • Prince of Persia
  • BohConf Pullathon
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FECH Jump to Story

Derek Willis from the New York Times wrote in to tell us about FECH, the ruby gem that parses Federal Election Commission electronic campaign filings. The Huffington Post, Thomson Reuters and the Associated Press, among others, have used Fech to help follow the money from political contributions.

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