Mauricio Fernandez

Ruby, SEX and STDs: infectious practices


over 11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Let's get past the shame and stigma and talk about the ailments of your code. Yes, you could be infected right now without knowing it. Anecdotal evidence...

rcov 0.8.0 (Ruby code coverage): new output modes, fix for RSpec woes, superior emacs integration


over 11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Version 0.8.0 of the rcov code coverage tool for Ruby introduces new output modes and superior emacs integration. It also fixes a nasty bug in the rcovrt...

More logical programming in Ruby: solving Einstein's riddle (Zebra puzzle)


over 11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
The Zebra puzzle is a well-known logic puzzle often attributed to Albert Einstein, who is said to have invented it as a boy. The legend goes that he claimed...

Ruby interpreting Prolog' interpreting Lisp interpreting Lisp solving FizzBuzz


over 11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
I've written a Lisp 1 interpreter in a Lisp dialect interpreted by the Prolog-ish language interpreted in Ruby*1 I have recently blogged about. FizzBuzz...

Towards compatibility with Ruby 1.9: Rails, Rake, RubyGems...


over 11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
Ruby 1.9 is expected to be released at the end of this year and although it's a moving target, moriq (Kazuhiro Yoshida) is trying to make Rails run on it...

Message-oriented (duck-typed) exceptions


~11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
I thought somebody would implement the message-oriented exception mechanism I hinted at, but nobody did so here's the obvious implementation (4 minutes...

The PostRailsMonkey Manifesto


~11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
I just found the following; some points hit the nail on the head but several are way off or needlessly controversial... any help debunking them? The PostRailsMonkey...

Rails on 1.9: first benchmarks, YARV exposed to non-synthetic tests


~11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
News from moriq again. He's on the way to benchmarking real Rails apps under 1.9. Preliminary results When benchmarking basic requests with a minimalistic...

The Neo-Rails controversy and a language generator


~11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
There's seemingly no end to the drivel coming from these Neo-Rails sects, or is it people pretending to be Java supporters posing as Railers? Summing...

evil.rb wants love


~11 years ago by Mauricio Fernandez on Eigenclass.
evil.rb is an experimental library that makes it possible to manipulate internal structures from the Ruby interpreter*1. If you're interested in the internals...