Ruby\RoR News Digest 30.06 - 5.07

Let's check what happened in Ruby programming this week and learn about latest updates and news
05 July 2019   1672

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new Ruby/RoR news digest.

Articles and Guides

  • 6 changes you might have missed coming in Ruby 2.7

Learn about some tiny, but interest thing you really may not noted in this Ruby version.

  • Sorbetting a gem, or the story of the first adoption

As you may remember, new type checker for Ruby called Sorbet was released last week;  in this article, programmer shares his thoughts and impressions on the topic.

  • I just made Ruby++

The ++ implementing was more difficult. than expected.

  • Brewing our own Template Lexer in Ruby

A practical walkthrough of building a basic lexer (the parser part will come later) as a way to implement your own templating language

  • Rails 6 adds support for Multi Environment credentials

In Rails 6, different environments credintials can now be stored in separate files personal key for each.

  • In-App Payments Backend Using Ruby

Updates

  • HTTP Debugging for Ruby

Free version available too.

Ruby/RoR News Digest 5 - 11.10

Minitest style guide, why RSpec tests fail algorithms behind RuboCop complexity metrics and much more in this week's Ruby\Rails news digest
11 October 2019   184

Greetings! I hope your week went great! Here's new "gemmy" programming news digest.

In this digest you will be able to check the minitest style guide, learn how to troubleshoot the RSpec test fail and get familiar with algorithms behind Rubocop complexity metrics. Also, there are two videos with tips and tricks and system test creating in Rails

Guides

  • The Minitest Style Guide

Style guide for the popular Ruby testing library

Articles

  • Ruby 2.7 deprecates automatic conversion from a hash to keyword arguments

Ruby 3.0, however, will have ‘real’ keyword arguments separated from the idea of hashes instead of initial Ruby's legacy approach in this field; so the automatic conversion of a supplied hash into keyword arguments will yield a warning in Ruby 2.7.

  • Why RSpec Tests Fail (and How To Fix Them)

Examples of where RSpec tests could fail and thoughts on fixing such issues.

  • Algorithms behind RuboCop complexity metrics

Learn how RuboCop calculates its complexity metrics on code.

Updates

  • Spree

4th major version of the "complete open source ecommerce solution for Ruby on Rails"

  • will_paginate

Update of the pagination library that works with Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Hanami::View, Merb, DataMapper and Sequel.

  • PunyLinux

Build automation  for a minimal Linux system.

Video

  • Episode #210 - Rails Tips and Tricks

  • How to Write System Tests in Rails

Podcasts

  • 290: Ruby for Good with Polly Schandorf

Brittany Martin, host of the 5by5 Ruby on Rails podcasts talks with Polly Schandorf is an organizer of Ruby for Good, an hackathon-of-sorts about using Ruby to make the world “gooder”