Finds of the Week – January 19, 2015

Ruby

Five Ruby Methods You Should Be Using

Post on the Engine Yard blog about under used Ruby methods. I can’t say that I have used any of these methods on a regular basis but probably should be using them more.

https://blog.engineyard.com/2015/five-ruby-methods-you-should-be-using

Code Quality Metrics That Matter

A walkthrough of ruby code tools, brakeman, simplecov, rack-mini-profiler, and RuboCop.

http://chriskottom.com/blog/2015/01/code-quality-metrics-that-matter/

Profiling Ruby

Two different items on profiling in Ruby.

Ruby, Trace, Leave, Oh my! covering the Ruby 2 TracePoint API

RBKit a Ruby profiler with a GUI for OSX or Linux. Looks similar to VisualVM in Java.

OSX

Shuttle

Mac menubar app to automate SSH commands. Nice short overview here, the project is on github.

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