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Episode #63 - March 30, 2010

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Ruby Heroes, Rack::Legacy, ubiquo, and Supermodel are featured on this episode of Ruby5. Also, the Ruby Summer of Code has reached $100,000 and Rick Olson talks LOAD_PATHs.

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Dealing with $LOAD_PATH Properly Jump to Story

Rick Olson recently wrote up his techniques for dealing with LOAD_PATHs, while using real world examples from some Sinatra apps running behind Lighthouse and Tender. Primarily, if you're a library developer (either gems or plugins), please, don't modify the Ruby load path. It's a bad idea. Just like requiring rubygems from your library. Just don't do it.

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