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Episode #325 - November 27, 2012

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The Tar Pits of Ruby Research, Random Asynchronous Latency, and Pre-Flight Shenanigans are all on this episode of Ruby5.

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Unicode Whitespace Shenanigans Jump to Story

There's probably some usefulness to this character beyond playing pranks on other developers, but the Unicode Non Breaking Space can be used to create methods and class names with apparent spaces. This character acts like any other non-whitespace character, so methods like split won't catch it. Mess with your friends by reading Peter Cooper's Ruby Inside post on it.

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