Ruby Weekly
Issue 369 — October 5, 2017
Robert Pankowecki
A potentially controversial thought experiment here. Could symbols simply be replaced by frozen, immutable strings?

Ruby Dev Summit
It takes place October 16-21 and has a lot of great speakers including Matz and Michael Hartl (of Rails Tutorial fame).

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Daniel Westendorf
The idea is that slow view partials can be rendered asynchronously in the background and delivered over ActionCable.

Chris Salzberg
A story about modules, Matz, and Ruby set in the context of RubyKaigi 2017.

‘ubygems.rb’ was present so that the command line option -rubygems would work. It has now been removed as RubyGems will always be loaded anyway.

Kelly Sutton
Using functional constructs in Ruby to create expressive interfaces that are easy to test and handle change well.


In brief