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Episode #64 - April 2, 2010

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April Fools Day, Rails 3 Routes, Bot-Away, JSAwk & Resty, torturing github stats, and more in this edition of Ruby 5.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • April Fools Filter
  • Routes Bundle
  • Rails 3 Routes
  • Express
  • Bot-Away
  • resty & jsawk
  • GemWhoIs
  • Graphing GitHub
  • Required
  • Ruby5

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