Articles tagged as “ruby”

Interesting links - Is logging a "code smell" ?

I was reading this article it raises quite an unexpected question - "Can we consider logging as a code smell"?

Clearly - the answer is more nuanced than that and whilst I do enjoy the event bus approach from the article - that seems like overkill for m ...

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The perils of writing request specs using concurrent-ruby under the JVM

When I write an API, though I'm not a hard core TDD practitioner, I do like writing specs - especially requests specs that test the whole stack.

Adding them into an API is fast and yields quite good results compared to an app with an UI where you have to use chrome-cli or phantomjs just to get near of that level but ...

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Programming archaeology: PHP's dollar sigil

I started out with Java as my professional language and before I discovered Ruby, PHP was my main programming language of choice for new projects. This was probably six to seven years ago or more. I had some pretty good times with CodeIgniter [0] and various libraries like HHMVC [1].

In any case, I digress - even ba ...

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