Ruby is optimized for programmer happiness. What does that even mean? Which programmer? Whose happiness? What if you use Ruby and aren’t happy? Does that mean Ruby failed?
All this and much more to be covered in today’s episode—not a deep dive into a technical topic, but a deep dive into the philosophy of programming, the “Ruby way”, OOP, the dangers of monocultures, and the need to recognize implicit biases when engaging in technology debates.
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Roda’s stated goals are simplicity, reliability, extensibility, and performance. Those are the very reasons why I have become such a Roda stan. It’s so malleable, you can take it in any number of directions in terms of architecture—particularly on the view side which is where my primary interest lies.
This is a subject far too little discussed from what I can tell, yet with a fundamental awareness and regular usage of design patterns, you can dramatically uplevel your frontend code.