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Episode #34 - December 11, 2009

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Speed things up with Speedy Passenger Deployment, Excelcior, and Rake Compiler, on today's Ruby5. Also, use Rails on App Engine, learn Lazy Rails Commands, and learn Rails from the new Rails Tutorial Book.

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