26May

Arrghh… Ruby on Rails.

Posted by Elf Sternberg as ruby

Ruby is just an excuse for people who once loved spaghetti code, who wanted to be “the smartest guy in the room,” and who wanted to be indispensible, to get back at everyone who loved Python and thought that there was finally a decent way to write disciplined code.

Everyone talks about how nice Ruby folks are.  Ruby is vengeance with a smile.  After spending several hours digging through a Rails app trying to figure out where the hell all of these invocations are coming from, where they’re defined, and what they do (the whole “we can arbitrarily redefine typographic symbols!” thing is insane!), I’ve just gotten to the point where I want to growl, “Wanna know how I got these scars?

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