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Issue 272 — November 12, 2015
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Ruby 2.3 has received the ‘safe navigation operator’ mentioned a few weeks ago. Instead of if x && x.a && x.a.b you could write if x.?a.?b, for example. Frozen strings have also become more efficient.


Riding Rails
A look at why development mode will be somewhat faster for large code bases on Rails 5. Spoiler: Rails 5 will ship with an evented file system monitor.


Salsify
A look behind the development of offline-sort, a library that can sort large amounts of data using a predictable amount of memory.


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Olivier Lacan
Ruby 2.3 (now available in preview form) includes support for comparing hashes using comparison operators like >= for checking if one hash contains the keys and values of another.


Starr Horne
A look at Enumerable’s slice_before, slice_when and slice_after methods.


Brian Shirai
Rubinius Compute is a new effort to build a distributed network of nodes that can run code in the cloud with no persistent server for a single app, a la Lambda.


Chris Kottom
Reflections on how a developer approaches writing background jobs with some common sense patterns.


Dave Copeland
A look at how a team of engineers took inspiration from Heroku’s HTTP API Design Guide and have used stitches to build simple and explicit Rails-based services.


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