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How to use Rails ActiveJob

With Rails 4.2 came ActiveJob, a common interface to the many different queue and background workers popular in the Rails community. This article explores how it works and when it’s a good idea to take advantage of it.

Exposing the code school lie

Take a look at a typical code school, and you’ll find a huge curriculum and a promise: “Work through our lessons, and you’ll be ready to work as a professional developer!” What actually happens…? - RubySteps

Creating an IRB-based Read-Eval-Print-Loop-console for your project

Recently I added a Read-Eval-Print-Loop-Console (REPL)-console to the aruba-project as playground for our users similar to the one you find in rails. This article first shows you aruba’s console a bit and then describes how you can build your own console in Ruby with some help of IRB.

Express yourself

Just published a blog post about some points on Ruby’s expressiveness and using it. Check it out here.

Alias method for #call()

This is a cool thing I just found out. Ruby has an alias to the #call() method which I didn’t know about. [more inside]

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