Ruby Weekly
Issue 326 — December 1, 2016
Benoit Daloze
Optcarrot is a key benchmark for Ruby 3x3 created by Yusuke Endoh of the Ruby core team so big improvements in performance are interesting to see.

Mathew Gaudet
A look at work being done at IBM to add JIT compilation to MRI using Eclipse OMR.

Aaron Patterson
Aaron ‘tenderlove’ Patterson presents a guide to memory management and garbage collection algorithms in Ruby (MRI), plus experimental developments coming along. Starts at about 9m33 after lots of fun intro.

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Pat Shaughnessy
Not strictly Ruby but you should enjoy this fun writeup from Ruby’s own Pat Shaughnessy where he analyses what x86 his Crystal code is converted into.

Tom Dalling
An in-depth look at why and how to build a simple DSL and some best practices around doing so.

Andrea Longhi
This tutorial covers the use of Pow, making tests use subdomains, and Travis CI configuration.

Devon C. Estes
Having attended RubyConf and Florence RailsDay, Devon compares the attitudes and outlooks on Ruby he sensed on both sides of the pond.


In brief