Nominations now being accepted for Ruby Prize 2017


4 months ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
We are very pleased to announce you that Ruby Prize will be held this year! The Ruby Prize is given to recognize the efforts of remarkable activities and...

8 things I look for in a Ruby on Rails app


5 months ago by Robby Russell on Robby on Rails.
As a consultant, I’ve looked over a shitload (how many? probably ~150-200) over the last 12 1/2 years in the Ruby on Rails community. I haven&#8217...

Ruby Queue Pop with Timeout, v.2 (Correctly Handling Spurious Wakeups)


5 months ago by Job Vranish on Atomic Spin.
In one of my previous posts, I wrote a queue implementation that would let you provide a timeout to the pop method. Unfortunately, it has a bug caused by...

Ten Years


6 months ago by pogodan on blog.jacius.info.
Oh, how time flies! Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of this blog. To commemorate, I am relaunching my site under a new domain. Also...

Starting a New Engagement as a Lead Consultant


6 months ago by Jay Fields on Jay Fields Thoughts.
Someone recently asked me for information on starting new consulting engagements.  A few years back I published Sean Doran and Scott Conley's thoughts...

Control Flow in Ruby Blocks


7 months ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
I recently found myself needing to return early from a block passed into a method in Ruby. Although the way to do this is fairly simple and obvious in hindsight...

Support of Ruby 2.1 has ended


8 months ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
We announce that all support of the Ruby 2.1 series has ended. After the release of Ruby 2.1.10 at the end of March of the last year, the support of the...

Ruby 2.3.4 Released


8 months ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
Ruby 2.3.4 has been released. This release contains about 80 bug fixes after the previous release. See the commit logs for details. And this release contains...

Ruby 2.2.7 Released


8 months ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
Ruby 2.2.7 has been released. This release includes about 70 bug fixes after the previous release. See the ChangeLog for details. After this release,...

From Ruby to Crystal: A Quick Look


8 months ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
In my dabbles into game development, I’ve loved the expressiveness of Ruby, but longed for the performance of a compiled language. (Anyone else in...