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Released the "sorting" gem

The "sorting" gem provides utilities to make sorting with ruby easier.

gem install sorting

require 'sorting/convenience'
people.sort_by { |p| [desc(p.first_name), asc(p.age, :nils_last), asc { p.expensive }] }`

As you can see, it allows you to use sort_by to sort by ascending and descending values mixed, deal with potential nils, and performance optimization for expensive sort-values.
You can find more examples on the github page.

I intend to add natural sorting (for which I already wrote plenty of code, the question is more how to fit it in best API-wise).

Feedback is very welcome!


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