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Episode #48 - February 5, 2010

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The Caliper and Gemcutter integration, Crisis Camp Haiti, and MacRuby 0.5 are all discussed in this episode of Ruby5. Also, Bundler (Rails 3 beta!), the end of IE6 for Google, JQTouch, and HTML5 examples also made the cut. Also, you'll meet two new hosts, David Bock and Kim MacCormack.

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  • RubyNation
  • RIP IE6
  • Caliper-Gemcutter
  • Crisis Camp Haiti
  • JQTouch
  • MacRuby 0.5
  • Bundler 0.9.2
  • HTML5
  • Ruby5

Google EOLS IE6 Jump to Story

This week Google sent a letter to the administrators of Google Apps stating they would begin "phasing out support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 as well as other older browsers that are not supported by their own manufacturers" starting on March 1st for Google Docs and later in 2010 for Google Mail and Google Calendar. This is beign done to "continue to improve our products and deliver more sophisticated features and performance".

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