Ruby Weekly
Issue 267 — October 8, 2015
Gabe Berke-Williams demonstrates how to create your own simple DSL for quickly creating webapps.

Nick Ostrovsky
Is there a way to blindly assign nested values to a Ruby hash without creating each key’s hash separately? Yes, but it’s more involved than you’d think.

A look at materialized database views and how bringing Postgres’ implementation of them into a Rails app can make it more efficient.  Sponsored
When people depend on your apps to work, you need Honeybadger. We give you complete visibility into production problems the moment they happen, and the tools you need to fix them. Try exception, uptime and performance monitoring for free.

Mateusz Lenik
Quines are self-replicating programs that, when run, print their own source code.

Francois-Guillaume Ribreau
Detect up to 1979 disposable email providers. Available not just on Ruby, but also Node, client-side JS, PHP, Elixir, and other languages.

Full Stack Fest 2015
With a subtitle of “How a Naive One-Liner Beats C”, Yehuda Katz demonstrates the efficiency gains and motivations behind building a native extension in Rust.

Chris Northwood
Turns a directory of .scss files into a gem which can then be deployed through the RubyGems ecosystem.


In brief