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RubyFlow The Ruby and Rails community linklog


The Ruby and Rails community linklog

Made a library? Written a blog post? Found a useful tutorial? Share it with the Ruby community here or just enjoy what everyone else has found!

Unicode Whitespace Shenigans in Ruby

It seems that sometimes.. the split is not enough! (Yes, Bond theme - 100% cheese.) If you’ve got a string that just won’t split, there might literally be more to it than meets the eye. I use this as a springboard to launch into some Ruby whitespace shenanigans! Enjoy.


Ah yes, the ol’ non-breaking space. Great little write up. I learned about non-breaking spaces the hard way when moving to 1.9. They’re very common in text imported from Excel or from web scrapers.

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