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Episode #6 - September 1, 2009

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Blue Ridge, FunFX and Cucumber, and unit testing your file system interactions round out today's episode - which is obviously a little test-heavy. We also talk about obeying robots.txt, Snow Leopard, and more.

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  • ScrumPad
  • Blue Ridge
  • FunFx
  • File System
  • robots.txt
  • Resources
  • Returning
  • Snow Leopard
  • Ruby5

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