Why do Ruby programmers use so much String interpolation where other devs might prefer concatenation? Join Jessitron and Avdi for a dialog on language design, idiom, and history!
Want to cut down on the mental friction of good object design? Use this organic approach to sprouting new classes in Ruby!
In a language full of expressive little shorthands, it's time to meet a new idiom! This one makes simple blocks even more concise.
Discover how to use Ruby's yield_self/then method to organize methods into neat pipelines of operations! Join guest chef Nithin Bekal for an educational and satisfying refactoring sequence.
Is there such a thing as a method that is too small? Is it worth it to extract a method just to satisfy a guideline like the Law of Demeter?
Some pointers on making your Ruby parameter defaults self-documenting.
Learn a concise way to treat a module as an object in Ruby.
Clearing up confusion around "bang methods" in Ruby.
A tricky little functional programming puzzle, with an elegant solution.