Category Archives: Ruby

“Rails is 100% magic with 0% design”

January 22nd, 2008
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After delving into Ruby and Rails, I have felt the following but never got around to writing about it. I have since abandoned the adoption of Rails, but I recently stumbled upon a newsgroup post that expresses what I think about the framework (but with examples that I would not have produced without more experience): […]

On Plain Ruby

December 24th, 2005
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Andrew Glover’s Ruby off the Rails compares Java with the Ruby programming language. It discusses the conciseness of Ruby code and several language features. The article also encourages Java programmers to explore the possibilities that Ruby provides: If you’ve ever envied the ability of multilingual friends to bridge language gaps wherever they travel or gained […]

Hello, Ruby!

December 12th, 2005

After months of resistance, I decided to join the Ruby on Rails bandwagon and read up on Ruby at a brick and mortar bookstore. I was unable to find Programming Ruby, but I found Agile Web Development with Rails and was able to read Appendix A, which was an introduction to the Ruby programming language. […]