146 RR Book Club – Ruby Under a Microscope with Pat Shaughnessy

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    01:53 – Pat Shaughnessy Introduction

    02:19 – Ruby Under a Microscope by Pat Shaughnessy

    05:03 – How to Learn Code

    • Experiments

    11:14 – How Ruby is Intended to be Used

    15:28 – Refinements

    22:54 – Method Caching

    26:59 – Pat Shaughnessy: Never create Ruby strings longer than 23 characters

    29:14 – Computer Science

    33:07 – Hashes

    35:05 – Tools

    42:16 – Modules

    45:18 – Blocks and Closures

    49:43 – Garbage Collection

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