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Apr 18

Ruby block/method/proc tutorial

This is a well-written tutorial on some of the exotic functional programming aspects of Ruby.  I learned a couple of things.

Unfortunately, I have a procedural-programming mindset.  Blocks and Closures, like my sword collection, are, for me, interesting but of little practical value.  It’s on my todo list!

Oh, and here’s a tutorial on symbols in Ruby  (the :yourname construct).   I must say I was disappointed with the ending – I thought there would be more pizazz.

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