Nordic Ruby 2011

Here are some rambling notes on the themes and connections – intended and mostly otherwise – I saw in the material presented and discussed in the halls at Nordic Ruby.

Expressiveness

In Tom Preston-Werner's opening session, he talked about …

Read more… • Posted in: conferences, rubyComments (1)

Ruby, modules, super and alias_method

In general, I really like the way Ruby handles class inheritance & module mix-ins. But, recently, I found an odd behavior - maybe a bug? - in Ruby 1.8.6 (the Ruby shipping with Leopard) when using alias_method and super inside an included module …

Read more… • Posted in: ruby