20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector



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By Tom Lee of New Relic almost 2 years ago.

…- "Unifying try/except and try/finally" — using the new Abstract Syntax Tree for CPython 2.5. Intrigued with compilers as I was/am & excited at the idea of fixing something that irked me, I had a quick read of Georg's proposal & shot a quick email off to Python-Dev to see if they'd let me have a shot at implementing try/except/finally.

I was pretty green when it came to the Python code base and it took me a lot of time to figure …

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By Peter Cooper of Ruby Inside almost 2 years ago.

Glorify: Sinatra Helper to Parse Markdown with Syntax Highlighting

Monologue: Mountable Rails Blogging Engine

Monologue is a basic mountable blogging engine in Rails built to be easily mounted in an already existing Rails app, but it can also be used alone.

Mechanize 2.5 Released

The popular Web request and Web site interaction library has been updated.

Ampex: A(nother) Practical Use Of Ruby's & Operator

The ampex library …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 2 years ago.

…useful for writing fake responses in tests.

A few cURL Tips for Daily Use - Download resuming, faking AJAX requests, using requests from a file and more.

Wirb - Syntax highlighting for irb. Based on Wirble but without the other tools.

Measure Anything, Measure Everything - How to use StatsD to instrument your code.

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup over 2 years ago.

Renee - Oh look, it's another Rack-based web framework.

Factory Girl 2.2, your new best friend! - Syntax marches on.

Time zone database has a new home after lawsuit - The Internet routes around damage once again.

Alice - Javascript library for applying CSS3 animations. Only supported in a few browsers at the moment.

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By David Bock of On the Path 4 years ago.

Flexmock's Syntax 'fits better' with tests that spell out intent, especially if you are using 'shoulda'... at least in my mental model.

RR's syntax reads much like one would expect code to read... no surprises there. Flexmock's syntax makes a contentious effort to read as if it were a sentence - almost like a requirement, if your client specified requirements down to the api level. "A flexmock user should receive 'find' ith a value of …

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By Mike Gunderloy of A Fresh Cup 4 years ago.

I'll just be over here in the corner, trying to write some code.

Public Beta: Deployment Stacks : You now have a choice of Debian and Ruby versions on Heroku.

Smart HTTP Transport - Interesting, setting up your own git server might get easier now.

Smack a Ho.st - Easier testing for Rails apps with subdomains.

Ruby's Metaprogramming Toolbox - An introduction.

Highlight - Syntax highlighting for Rails projects via a plugin that wraps pygments.

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