Control Flow in Ruby Blocks


10 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


11 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


11 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


11 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


11 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...

Parsing Excel Files with Ruby


11 months ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
.supported-feature { color: green } .supported-feature a { color: green } .not-supported-feature { color: red } .not-supported-feature...

Ruby 2.4.1 Released


11 months ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 2.4.1. This is the first TEENY version release of the stable 2.4 series. See commit logs for details. Download...

Code Generation for Rails Utility Scripts


12 months ago by Patrick Bacon on Atomic Spin.
It seems that on every Rails project I work on, I end up writing utility scripts that make changes to the production data in some way or another. Perhaps...

Run a Local Rails Script on Heroku


~1 year ago by Patrick Bacon on Atomic Spin.
Heroku provides a convenient command line interface for executing snippets of Ruby code remotely. One-liners can easily be piped into the heroku run console...

Ruby 2.4.0 Released


~1 year ago by ruby-lang.org on ruby-lang.org.
We are pleased to announce the release of Ruby 2.4.0. Ruby 2.4.0 is the first stable release of the Ruby 2.4 series. It introduces many new features, for...