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Monthly Archives: March 2009
I’m a fan of the #fetch method in Ruby. I’ve noticed that other Rubyists don’t use it as much as I do, so I thought I’d write a little bit about why I like it so much. First of all, … Continue reading
h2. The Setup Let’s say we have a system in production which manages college financial aid departments. Over the years it has accumulated a fairly complex object model for handling the many kinds of forms a financial aid department has … Continue reading