Wisdom From Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 3

Wisdom From Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 3

Metaprogramming. Wait! Don’t go. As a newbie rubyist (a nubyist?), up until about a month ago that word would have inspired me to unceremoniously click the Instapaper button, where the article would then languish in digital limbo for a small…

Getting Started in Ruby (The Advice I Wish I was Given)

Getting Started in Ruby (The Advice I Wish I was Given)

This post is geared toward a close friend of mine who is on the fence about programming but could easily be applied by anybody trying to get their start in Ruby. Like most people, this individual could do great things…

Wisdom from Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 2

Wisdom from Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 2

In Part 1 in this series of posts, I showed you my highlights and notes from Chapters 1 – 9 in RussĀ Olsen’s fantastic book Eloquent Ruby. This week I’ll be posting them from Chapters 10 – 19. This post will…

Wisdom from Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 1

Wisdom from Eloquent Ruby: From Oh? to Oh Yeah!, Part 1

I started my Hawaiian vacation off this week with the stellar book Eloquent Ruby by RussĀ Olsen. I’ve read a few Ruby books and they usually take one of two forms: They are tutorial type books that show you how to…