Tag: Ruby

  • Running a Patched Ruby on Heroku

    You use a PaaS because you want all the underlying infrastructure and configuration of your application to be hidden from you. However, there are times when you are forced to look deeper into the stack. In this article I want to share how simple it is to run a patched version of Ruby on Heroku. […]

  • Ruby’s DATA Stream

    The STDIN and ARGF streams are commonly used in Ruby, however there’s also the less popular DATA one. This is how it works and some examples in the wild. HOW TO READ FROM DATA? Like with any other stream you can use gets and readlines. This behaviour is defined by the IO class. However there’s a caveat, your script needs to have a data section. To […]

  • Numbered Parameters in Ruby 2.7

    A new feature called “numbered parameters” will see the light of day in the Ruby 2.7 release at the end of the year. What caught my attention was not the feature itself but the mixed reception it got from the community. BLOCK PARAMETERS Whenever you open a block you have the chance to pass a […]

  • Getting Started With Continuous Delivery

    More and more companies are requiring developers to understand Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery but starting to implement it in your projects can be a bit overwhelming. Start with a simple website and soon enough you will feel more confident to do with more complex projects. THE RIGHT MINDSET TDD/BDD, CI/CD, XP, Agile, Scrum …. […]