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Episode #52 - February 19, 2010

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RailsConf 2010, JavaOne 2010, Google Buzz, Moonshine, RailsMetrics, charting tools, jquery animations, and tools for pair programmers round out the topics for this week's Ruby5.

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This episode is sponsored by New Relic. New Relic gives you performance monitoring, tracking, and reporting of your web applications.

  • New Relic RPM
  • RailsConf 2010
  • JavaOne 2010
  • Google Buzz
  • Moonshine
  • RailsMetrics for Rails 3
  • OpenFlashChart & Seer
  • JQuery + Quicksand
  • Pairing Tools
  • Ruby5

RailsMetrics engine for Rails 3 Jump to Story

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