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Episode #101

August 10, 2010

Microsoft, IronRuby, and Jimmy Schementi start this episode of Ruby5. Then, we touch on Ruby Zucker, AJAX Exceptions, details of the Ruby splat operator, and learning...


What is splat/unary/asterisk operator useful for?

A few days ago Rafael Magana wrote up great article walking through all the uses of the splat operator, and provided some great code samples. So, if you've got any questions about what that darn asterisk-thing is used for, this is definitely worth a quick look.

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Episode #100

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Episode #98

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