Ruby Weekly
Issue 340 — March 16, 2017
Chris Dillon
A use case for Crystal, including porting a Ruby script to a Crystal binary and publishing it via Homebrew.

Nate Berkopec
An in-depth explainer of all the statistics returned by GC.stat, such as garbage collection & heap slot counts.

Ruby Central
Clearing up how Ruby Central, RubyGems, and Ruby Together are funded, including sources and allocation.

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Nicolas Laurent
A three-post series that delves into linearization, blocks and procs, and scopes.

Andrew Powell-Morse
Another entry in Airbrake’s "Ruby Exception Handling" series, this one on EOFError. Here’s another on FiberError.

Nate Berkopec
Not a particularly techie story but lots of great insights that could benefit you if you want to tread a similar path.

Michael Cordell
The third installment of the series dives into how to find methods, even if they don’t exist.


In brief