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Back in 2011 I was doing research for the talk that became Exceptional Ruby, and Jim Weirich was nice enough to let me pick his brain on the topic. I was reminded of this email today, and thought I’d share … Continue reading
Sticking a rescue at the end of a line may seem expedient, but it has a tendency to bite you when you least expect it. In today’s freebie episode, I demonstrate how dangerous an inline rescue can be, as well … Continue reading
Video of a talk I gave at Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011, including an exception hack I haven’t documented anywhere else. Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
By far the most common request I’ve received from buyers of Exceptional Ruby is for mobile formats, and today I’m happy to grant those requests. All current Exceptional Ruby buyers have received new download links for a combined PDF/ePub/Mobi/HTML download, … Continue reading
As you probably know I’m writing an eBook called “Exceptional Ruby”, based on my talk of the same name. For a couple of months now it has been available as a Beta release, as I work on adding the last … Continue reading
Two weeks ago at Magic Ruby in Orlando I delivered a talk called “Exceptional Ruby”, about working with exceptions and failures in Ruby. People seemed to like it. I have two related announcements today: A self-made video of the talk … Continue reading