14 Aug '12, 2am

Meet RubyLearning's Blog Authors and Rubyists ** Ed Howland () is an independent consultant who has worked in...

The message-object protocol is fundamental to the way Ruby works. Messages are sent to objects to perform some task. Within the object, a message handler responds to the message and executes some code. Code blocks or procs can be created and executed at any time. A method is an enhancement of a proc that is bound to an object and named for the message it handles. Examining this interaction between Ruby objects at the message and block level leads to a deeper understanding of the way Ruby works and should help you write more expressive code.

Full article: http://rubylearning.com/blog/2010/11/03/do-you-understand...

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Ephemeral, an ORM for non-persisted objects

rubyflow.com 13 Aug '12, 9pm

brings ORM-like functionality to non-persisted objects. The anticipated use case is for an application that consumes an AP...