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Episode #89

June 29, 2010

Installing Rails 3 with RVM and updates to Adhearsion and Radiant on this episode of Ruby5. Also, we cover the Windows-edition of the Ruby Shootout, Humanizer, and em...


Humanizer 1.0 has been released

If you're in a battle against the bots, drop those CAPTCHA images and get on the simple question and answer bandwagon. It makes people feel smart and it's quick and easy to implement. While the 1.0 does not ship with a huge pool of questions, it's easily extendable and provides both Rails 3 and internationalization support.

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