Guides to the core and standard libraries, as well as selected Rubygems.
Sometimes we'd like to treat Ruby arrays like sets, in which each item is unique. Today's dish shows how!
Today, special guest chef James Edward Gray II hosts, and shows us a thing or two about generating arrays pre-filled with values!
Today we look at a gem that can make command-line scripts more pleasant to use.
Today's episode tackles a subject I've always wondered about: how accurate is Kernel#sleep?
Sooner or later you'll need to generate statistics from a collection. In this episode, we look at how to produce min, max, sum, average, median, and standard deviation from a …
Today's episode takes on a simple task--summing up a list of numbers--and uses it to demonstrate both the Enumerable#reduce method as well as Symbol#to_proc.
Today we learn about the concept of a "recursive mutex" as we help a turtle-racing league update their software systems.
In this episode we take some already-good code and make it even better.
In today's episode, we'll simplify our thread-safe queue code by employing a "benign value" to represent the default max queue size.