RubyTapas Episode 7: Constructors

In today’s free Monday episode, a look into how Ruby constructs new objects, and how we can customize constructors for special scenarios.

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  • googya

    what is very editor you used in the video? It seems very nice

    • http://avdi.org Avdi Grimm

      Emacs

    • http://avdi.org Avdi Grimm

      Emacs!

  • Keith Bennett

    Avdi, you showed the passing of &block from the class’ new function to the instance’s initialize function. How is this typically used in initialize? yield(self), to perform further custom initialization of the object?

    • http://avdi.org Avdi Grimm

      Yeah, that’s a common case.