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Episode #3 - August 20, 2009

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In this episode we talk about gems, gem hosting, learning regular expressions, and Yehuda's five favorite things in Rails 3. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast and if you've got any news, let us know at ruby5@envylabs.com.

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Method Arguments in Ruby Jump to Story

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