Tag Archives: exceptions

Jim Weirich on exceptions

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

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RubyTapas 022: Inline Rescue

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

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Ignorable Exceptions and Other Hacks

Video of a talk I gave at Rocky Mountain Ruby 2011, including an exception hack I haven’t documented anywhere else. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Exceptional Ruby now available in ePub, Mobi, and HTML

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

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Last Chance for Exceptional Ruby Beta

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

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“Exceptional Ruby” Video and Beta eBook!

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

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Thank You, Magic Ruby!

Thanks for all the kind comments on my Exceptional Ruby talk! A few notes for those visiting because of the talk: References, source code, links to further reading, and yes, slides can be found here: Exceptional Ruby Notes. Please review … Continue reading

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