In this article, we’ll keep exploring hashes and we’ll discover what symbols are. For a refresher on hashes, I wrote this.
This article was inspired by the last book I read. I will conduct an experiment, taken from the book Deep Work by Cal Newport. In this book, the author argues that knowledge workers ( like software developers ) need the ability to focus intensely for long periods of time in order to produce great work.
My Ruby’s journey continues as I keep learning the basics of the language. This time, I explore methods, blocks and sorting. Let’s see if I got it right.
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After a first article exploring what Ruby is with the irb, I keep exploring the language. This time, I’ll make a little command line tool to learn how to manipulate strings and how to prompt users for input.
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I have this book, called Beginning Ruby, written by Peter Cooper. It’s one of the first book I’ve bought about programming. I’ve read… 20 pages probably… For some reason, I barely started it. The book is getting old, in programming terms, but I feel like learning a little bit of Ruby, and I feel like it will get the job done to teach me the basics. I never used Ruby before, so I’m starting from scratch here.
Lately, Blockchain is one of those terms that get thrown around a lot. As with most new shiny things, we must educate ourselves to understand why there is so much hype and also where the Blockchain concept might be useful in the future.
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