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Episode #7 - September 4, 2009

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RCov and Pony, with a little bit of Hangman make for a good start. We also cover some Rails authentication options and metaprogramming in Ruby. Finally, what's new in Edge Rails and the Rails Rumble results close out this Friday episode.

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  • New Relic RPM
  • RCov 0.9
  • Metaprogramming
  • Authentication
  • Hangman
  • Pony / GMail
  • Edge Rails
  • Rails Rumble
  • Ruby5

Ruby’s Metaprogramming Toolbox Jump to Story

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