Ruby Book Club Podcast

By Nadia Odunayo & Saron Yitbarek

About this podcast   English    United States

Where we discuss an hour of a Ruby book each week
75 episodes · since Mar, 2016
Jan. 21, 2018 · transcript
In which Nadia and Saron wrap up the Ruby Book Club podcast! Hear why the show has come to an end, what Nadia and Saron have learnt over the last 2 years, and what they're planning to read next. LinksRuby Book Club TwitterNadia Odunayo TwitterSaron Yitbarek Twitter
Dec. 10, 2017
Nadia and Saron finish Chapter 8. They discuss the proc object, changing local variables after lambda has already been called, and calling lambda more than once in the same scope.
Dec. 3, 2017
Nadia and Saron continue with Chapter 8. They look at lambdas and procs, including treating functions as first-class citizens, stack vs. heap memory, and how Ruby saves a string value.
Nov. 13, 2017
Nadia and Saron start Chapter 8. They discuss blocks! We learn about closures and which is faster: a 'while' loop or passing a block to 'each'.
Nov. 6, 2017
Nadia and Saron finish Chapter 7! They discuss how Ruby implements hash functions and hash optimisation in Ruby 2.0.
Oct. 29, 2017
Nadia and Saron start Chapter 7. They talk about hash tables, including how we save and retrieve values from them, hash collisions, and rehashing.
Oct. 22, 2017
Nadia and Saron discuss constant lookup and finish off Chapter 6.
Oct. 15, 2017
Nadia and Saron discuss Module#prepend and dive deeper into how modules and submodules behave.
Oct. 8, 2017
Nadia and Saron discuss the global and inline method caches, including modules into classes and one another.
Oct. 1, 2017
Nadia and Saron start Chapter 6! They discuss how Ruby implements modules and the method lookup algorithm.
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