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Episode #54

February 26, 2010

Hobo, ExtJS, Google Forms, and Delorians are covered in this episode of Ruby5. Also, we discuss the Ruby Best Practices book and XML generation.

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Customized Google Forms

Yesterday, Dr. Nic released a small Rails application which allows you to easily create your own theme around Google Forms. And Google Forms, in case you hadn't heard, is a really simple way to create web-based forms that collect their data directly into Google Docs Spreadsheets. While simple, these Forms can be quite powerful and efficient. Dr. Nic uses it for managing a job application processes, while conferences organizers often use it for managing proposals.

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