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DisplayCase Gem Now Available

Announcing the display_case gem, an implementation of the Exhibit pattern described in (and extracted from) “Objects on Rails”. Continue reading

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FigLeaf Gem Now Available

One of the points I try to make in Objects on Rails is that you don’t need to let other libraries or frameworks dictate the public face of your objects. Just because you use ActiveRecord, for instance, to persist the … Continue reading

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NoneSuch: The Greatest Ruby Gem EVAR

I am very proud to announce a brand new, incredibly cool Ruby gem: NoneSuch. Here’s a short video to introduce it. UPDATE: Got a NoneSuch success story? A¬†disastrous¬†failure story? Enter the contest and win a ticket to Day Camp 4 … Continue reading

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[ANN] fail-fast 1.0.0 Released

Number two out of three in my weekend releasing spree, I’m happy to announce the availability of “FailFast”:http://fail-fast.rubyforge.org v.1.0.0. h2. Description FailFast is a collection of assertion methods intended for lightweight contract checking. h2. Installing sudo gem install fail-fast h2. … Continue reading

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[ANN] alter-ego 1.0.0 Released

Today I’m happy to announce the release of AlterEgo, a state-pattern library for Ruby. AlterEgo was born about a year ago, when I found a need to formalize state-based behavior in Ruby objects. I surveyed the existing libraries at the … Continue reading

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