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Episode #79 - May 25, 2010

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Three new versions of Ruby on Rails in just as many days! Also, Spira, running Vim in IRB, the Rails 3 router, and a new Ruby VM shootout on this episode of Ruby5.

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Running Vim within IRB Jump to Story

We have a strong affinity for content which is delivered in 5 minutes or less. And, over on vimcasts, Drew Neil just put together a really useful screencast making use of the interactive_editor gem. With it, you gain a new command in IRB called "vi" which launches an external Vim session in which you can create and edit your IRB code. It's worth a quick look, especially since it's only about 5 minutes long.

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