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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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  • Jimmy Schementi
  • Zucker
  • Ajax and Exceptions
  • BDDice
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  • OMG Splat!
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What is splat/unary/asterisk operator useful for? Jump to Story

A few days ago Rafael Magana wrote up great article walking through all the uses of the splat operator, and provided some great code samples. So, if you've got any questions about what that darn asterisk-thing is used for, this is definitely worth a quick look.

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