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Episode #88

June 25, 2010

We cover async-rails, an event machine demo app; using factory_girl with Rails 3; Isolate, another gem dependency option; Zookeeper, a gem for distributed computing; K...


Lightweight Facebook gem

Dealing with Facebook's API has historically been painful. A new gem called Koala is aiming to make the experience simple and lightweight. Koala supports the old REST API and the new Graph API and OAuth 2.

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