Creating a deeply nested Hash in Ruby

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Sometimes you’ll have to create a deeply nested hash without knowing how deep it can be at first. This hash should allow reading and setting values at any le...

Ruby one-liners for file manipulations

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Most people using Ruby nowdays are using it for Rails. They often defined themselves has ‘Rails developers’, not ‘Ruby developers’. I’m an early adopter of R...

Translating ActiveRecord data using JSON

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Following the mass and using de-facto libraries isn’t always the best choice. Here are some thoughts about handling translation of data stored in database wh...

Using I18n with Hanami

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Last week I wrote about settings up Sikekiq in Hanami. Another gem I often use is I18n since it allows to localize strings and keep them separated from my co...

Using Sidekiq with Hanami

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One of the gems I often use in my Ruby on Rails projects is Sikekiq. For those of you who don’t know about it, it allows to easily manage background processes.

How to use infinity in your code

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You’ll sometimes have to use the notion of infinity in your Ruby code. There isn’t any way to directly use infinity in Ruby, at least none that I know of… Bu...

Thor - a command-line scripting tool

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Thor is a simple and efficient tool for building self-documenting command line utilities. I’m a shell guy, I use a terminal everyday and most of my job is do...

Default stack for Ruby projects

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Having a clear and well-defined default stack when you start a new project is a good thing — it will have an impact on your productivity and happiness. I’ll ...

Encapsulate a code block in an object

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Ruby is a very dynamic language which allows you to do things like encapsulate a piece of code in an object. This is a really powerful capability you can use...