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ActiveSupport: thanks, try, tap

The more time I spend with the Rails source, the more I appreciate it. I’ve always appreciated it for what it could do, but now I’m appreciating it direc...

ActiveSupport: Hash Extensions

At RailsConf this year, Aaron Patterson talked a bit about “aggressively trimming negativity” from his life and focusing on the positive things. I’m work...

ActiveSupport: Humor, Defaults, Security

Reading the source of Rails gives insight into the minds of the contributors over the years. It lets you know how they like to write code (of course), bu...

ActiveSupport: Array Extensions

It seems like such a simple thing, but I’m really enjoying reading the source of Rails. I’m finding all sorts of hidden gems (ouch).