Articles by Jared

Hi, I’m Jared! I help maintain Ruby open source software like Bridgetown and Ruby2JS, and I work as a consultant with Whitefusion. RUBY3.dev is my pet project. ☺ Find me on Twitter @jaredcwhite.


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Teaching Ruby to Beginners? Trying New Gems or Techniques? Use Bridgetown!

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.

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Better OOP Through Lazily-Instantiated Memoized Dependencies

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.

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Static Typing in Ruby 3 Gives Me a Headache (But I Could Grow to Like It)

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.

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Ractors: Multi-Core Parallel Processing Comes to Ruby 3

Historically, the only way you could truly achieve async parallelism in Ruby would be to fork multiple processes or schedule background jobs. Until now.

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