10 cool Web apps developed in two days

Rails Rumble 2009 contest spawns social networking software, application testing tools and dinner-date making apps.

By Denise Dubie, Network World |  Development, Rails Rumble 2009, Ruby on Rails

Team 201 created Hurl - winner of the completeness category - to provide users with an API testing application. The application makes HTTP requests and offers users a means to choose their URL, HTTP method, body and headers. Then users view the request and response. As one individual commented online, "Great idea, simple, useful, clean and polished execution, should be a useful tool for every developer out there. Awesome." More info.

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