Regular expressions can quickly grow to be large, dense, and impenetrable. In today’s episode you’ll learn how Ruby helps you compose them out of smaller, manageable pieces!
You know there are some programming language features you're just not supposed to use: goto. Global variables. The greater-than operator. Wait, the greater-than operator?! Find out why, in this guest …
Quick! How many zeroes are in 1000000000000000? Large literal numbers may be a cinch for the computer to read, but they aren't very friendly to human eyes. Take 45 seconds …
Stop trying to remember octal permission codes. Instead use beautiful binary literals in your Ruby code!
Use an obscure feature of Ruby integers to efficiently store large matrices of boolean data.
An episode about children, flowers, and Ruby constant lookup paths.
A quick episode about regular expression quoting.
Today we'll compare a few different ways to quote large, multi-line blocks of text.