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Avdi Grimm

Hacker; code documentarian.

Exception handling

Get Two Free Months of Hoptoad with Exceptional Ruby

If you’re reading this blog there’s a good chance you already know about Hoptoad. For those who don’t know, Hoptoad is a hosted service that does application error logging. You configure your Ruby on Rails, iOS (or other kinds of apps) to send its errors to Hoptoad, and Hoptoad takes care of aggregating the errors, […]

“Exceptional Ruby” Now Available!

I am very, very excited to announce that the final version of my new eBook “Exceptional Ruby” is now available for immediate purchase. Originally born out of the realization that I had more material about Ruby failure handling than I could fit into a single talk, Exceptional Ruby has grown to over 100 pages of […]

Virtuous Code

"The three virtues of a programmer: laziness, impatience, and hubris" — Larry Wall

Books and Screencasts

RubyTapas Screencasts

RubyTapas Screencasts

Small plates of gourmet Ruby code.

Confident Ruby

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32 Patterns for joyful coding.

The Making of

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Watch me build an app in Sinatra and Rails

Objects on Rails

Objects on Rails

A developer notebook on applying classic Object-Oriented principles to Ruby on Rails projects.

Exceptional Ruby

Exceptional Ruby

The definitive guide to exceptions and failure handling in Ruby.