The next big release of Bridgetown provides an intriguing new environment for teaching and learning Ruby and trying out new tools in the Ruby ecosystem.
There are various schools of thought around how best to define dependencies in your object graph. Let’s learn about the one I prefer to use the majority of the time. It takes advantage of three techniques Ruby provides for us: variable-like method calls, lazy instantiation, and memoization.
It kinda sorta works—with several asterisks. Hence the reason it took me so long to even write an article about Ruby 3 typing. I think I’m onboard with where this is all headed, but we have a ways to get there.
Historically, the only way you could truly achieve async parallelism in Ruby would be to fork multiple processes or schedule background jobs. Until now.
How improved pattern matching and rightward assignment make it possible to “destructure” hashes and arrays in Ruby 3.
Ruby gives you a lot of flexibility right out of the box when it comes to manipulating text due to its Perl-flavored heritage. Let’s dig into what’s possible!