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Episode #70 - April 23, 2010

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Saving neglected domain names, Census, Business Time, RIP Caliper and RunCodeRun, Minified Ruby Tweets, OAuth2 gem, Why you might want to use Resque, Rails3 Bug Mash, and Corey Haines' Code retreat, all on this edition of Ruby5.

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  • Red Dirt Ruby Conference
  • Domain Name PSA
  • Census
  • Business Time
  • RIP
  • Tweeting Ruby Scripts
  • OAuth2
  • Resque Reasons
  • Resque Backoff
  • Weekend Events
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Three Reasons for Resque Jump to Story

This is a good article explaining why the guys at Rails Machine, who have to support just about every job backgrounder out there, have chosen Resque for their own use. They do a good job of explaining 3 key points that make it better for them than delayedJob, but don’t really bash delayedJob in the process. If you have a project that needs background tasks, this should be required reading before you choose a tool.

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