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Why Do We Create Classes?
Following my last article, why do we use nil, I thought it'd be a good idea to ask this question[...]
Why Do We Use Nil?
I was having a chat with a friend about a piece of Ruby code & the topic of return values[...]
How To Use The Singleton Pattern In Ruby (And Why You Should Avoid It)
Have you ever wanted to create a class that can only have one instance? No? Me neither. But that's exactly[...]
How To Dramatically Improve Your Ruby Code With Fundamental OOP Principles
A very important topic in object-oriented design is cohesion & coupling. Cohesion is about the relationship between all the methods[...]
How to Use The Strategy Design Pattern in Ruby
Let's talk about the strategy design pattern! This design pattern helps you change the main algorithm inside a method. You[...]
How To Use The Decorator Pattern in Ruby
The decorator design pattern... What is it, and how can you use this pattern in your Ruby projects? The decorator[...]
How To Create A Memory Leak in Ruby
There are a few articles out there about how to find memory leaks. But how about creating one? I think[...]
Profiling Ruby’s Memory Allocation with TCmalloc
Everytime Ruby needs to request memory from the operating system it has to call the malloc function. This function is[...]
The Definitive Guide To Time Complexity For Ruby Developers
Time complexity is one of the most interesting concepts you can learn from computer science, and you don't need a[...]
How to Write a Ruby C Extension
Writing a C extension allows you to interact with Ruby from C. You may want to this if there is[...]
How Are Symbols And Strings Different?
Have you ever wondered about the differences between symbols & strings? Let's talk about that! Strings are used to work[...]
Functional Programming In Ruby
Maybe you just heard about functional programming & have some questions. Like... What is functional programming exactly? How does it[...]

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