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Episode #272 - May 15th, 2012

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We look at easier schema-less hstore on Postgres, Ruby versions in your Gemfile, and Skype in your app. We learn how to DRY better, build a Gem from scratch, build a book without scratching yourself and how to binge on Code School for free.

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