In Ruby, errors and failures are typically implemented with exceptions. In some situations, however, exceptions may not be the best choice. This article covers some of the problems with exceptions, and introduces a functional, alternative approach to error handling
When I left Microsoft in October 2016 after almost 21 years there and almost 35 years in the industry, I took some time to reflect on what I had learned over all those years. This is a lightly edited version of that post. Pardon the length!
Mordor sucks, and it's certainly more physically taxing to dig a tunnel than poke at a keyboard unless you're an ant. But, for the sake of the argument, can we agree that stress and insanity are bad things? Awesome. Welcome to programming.