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Episode #101 - August 10, 2010

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Microsoft, IronRuby, and Jimmy Schementi start this episode of Ruby5. Then, we touch on Ruby Zucker, AJAX Exceptions, details of the Ruby splat operator, and learning BDD by playing dice.

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This episode is sponsored by Acts As Conference. A Ruby on Rails and Software Craftsmanship Training conference being held October 28-30 in Orlando, FL.

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  • Ajax and Exceptions
  • BDDice
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Ruby Zucker 2 - Syntactic Sugar for Ruby Jump to Story

Last week Jan Lelis released the Ruby Zucker gem which provides a bit of syntactic sugar to the standard Ruby library. It provides shortcuts to Enumerable’s #zip, Inifinity and NaN constants, Array #sum, a left-chomp on strings, unions with Regular Expressions, and a lot more.

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