Some links I recommend for Ruby ️
Install and Manage Ruby Versions
- Idiosyncratic Ruby - All Ruby Specialities
- Enumerable and this post
- Ruby References (2.6)
- Ruby Standard Gems
- Parser and AST gem
- strftimer - because who can remember?
- Rubular to tinker RegExps
- The Ruby Style Guide
- Ruby API
But Hey! I am a book person.
What really got me Ah, I understood now, is "Confident Ruby" by Avdi Grimm.
If you want to understand deeper about Ruby at lower level: Ruby Under a Microscope.
Read their blog post, watch their Conference presentation (search on YouTube or ConfreaksTV)
The _why documentary
Aaron Patterson Legendary tenderlove, GC, Ruby & Rails Commiter
Avdi Grimm - RubyTapas
Hongli Lai Author of Phusion, Passenger, Ruby Memory
Justin Searls - Great Presenter on Engineering Practices
Michel Martens - Simplicity - See
He wrote bunch of gems with aim for simplicity!
- mote Template Engine in just 42 LOC
- syro A simple router for web applications
- micromachine Minimal Finite State Machine
From these gems, you can learn the idea of the working knowledge of a common web components.
Mike Perham - Author of Sidekiq
Ryan Davis - Many ruby infrastructures are maintained solely by him
Sam Saffron - Benchmarking, performance
Samuel Williams Concurrency, Async I/O, Fibers
Sandi Metz - HOWTO write great Ruby code
He wrote many great articles on Ruby on Rails & Ruby.
ankane/production_rails - Best practices for running Rails in production
ankane/secure_rails - Rails Security Best Practices
ankane/search_guide - Best Search practices for developers and code to implement them.
ankane/the-ultimate-guide-to-ruby-timeouts - Everything you need to know about Timeout in Ruby
ankane/shorts - Short, random tutorials and posts
Thoughtbot's blog: Giant Robots
They have moved toward Elixir and Elm, but still a lot of gems there.
Concise easy to consume posts about Ruby & Ruby on Rails.
Useful techniques, tricks regarding Ruby and Rails.
MONKEY & CROW by Adam Sanderson
Some deep articles about Ruby Standard Library, Ruby language and Rails.
He writes so many deep dive posts of Ruby
Here is common recommended choice of certain things I learned from talking to people, my experience, etc.
Why you have to pick a good library, gem. Because once your application grew, some libraries have things that they are not good at for your particular edge cases and it's very expensive or a lot of effort to change. These libraries are validated and flexible to handle real-world challenges.
See what is trending on GitHub.
- Markdown: CommonMarker with
- Emoji: Gemoji and Twemoji (this blog)
- Concurrency: Concurrent Ruby
- Async I/O: https://github.com/socketry
- Time Calculations: Monotonic Time
- CLI apps: tty
But Hey! I want to read some real Code.
Send me email for feedback.