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Episode #55 - March 2, 2010

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Internationalization, Oracle and Tomcat, and QR Codes are covered on today's episode of Ruby5. Also, we cover Frank, Tilt, acts_as_archive, and the SinatraFakeWebService.

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Using Sinatra to Test Remote Services in Rails Jump to Story

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