All episodes published in 2013
Today we explore a pattern for bridging the gap between different domain models.
Today we follow up on the last episode to talk about YAML::Store. It's like PStore, only with YAML!
In today's episode we take a look at PStore, a simple but capable persistence mechanism that ships with Ruby.
Today's episode introduces the concept of thread-local variables, and shows how they can be put to use in an ActiveRecord-like library.
Today we revisit the Enumerable#reduce method, addressing some viewer feedback about seed values as well as exploring a novel application of reduce for traversing data structures.
Sometimes we'd like to treat Ruby arrays like sets, in which each item is unique. Today's dish shows how!
This episode takes a look at some potentially surprising rules for how Ruby looks up constants. Notes: "Everything you ever wanted to know about constant lookup in Ruby", by Conrad …
In this episode we'll explore a novel technique for testing multithreaded code. The lockstep library can be found here: https://github.com/avdi/lockstep
Today, special guest chef James Edward Gray II hosts, and shows us a thing or two about generating arrays pre-filled with values!
Today's episode delves into some advanced regular expression features, including "lookahead" and "lookbehind". Notes for further exploration: The book "Programming Ruby 1.9 and 2.0" rubular.com Talks from Nell Shamrell. There …