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Episode #318 - October 30th, 2012

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Passenger 4 beta, new Rails 4 features, some great Ruby learning resources and more!

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Igor Alexandrov wrote us an email yesterday to let us know about Metrika, a Ruby wrapper for the Yandex Metrika API. Apparently, Yandex... which I’ve never heard of... runs the most popular search engine in Russia, and Metrika appears to be their version of Google Analytics, with a bunch of additional features. With the Ruby wrapper, you can very easily create, view, and delete any sort of webpage counters, goals, or filters.. and get all sorts of statistics on your traffic.

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