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Methods - Ruby - About.com
Methods are very important in Ruby. You have probably used them before, but have you thought about how to really define them?
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/methods.htm
References to Methods in Ruby - About.com
While it may not make sense to do so at first, it is possible to take a reference to a method in Ruby.
http://ruby.about.com/od/advancedruby/ss/References-To-Methods-In-Ruby.htm
Dynamic Method Calls - Ruby - About.com
If you're coming from a compiled language, it's easy to think that method calls are like native function calls. This is simply not the case in Ruby.
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/Dynamic-Method-Calls.htm
Aliasing a Method in Ruby - About.com
To alias a method or variable name in Ruby is to create a second name for the method or variable. Aliasing can be used either to provide more expressive ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/rubyfeatures/a/aliasing.htm
More About Methods - Ruby - About.com
Surprisingly (because Ruby is usually so progressive in these respects), Ruby methods are not first class objects. They exist in a kind of limbo. They can be ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/More-About-Methods.htm
Instantiation and the Initialize Method - Ruby - About.com
Ruby objects are instantiated using the Class.new method, and initialize using their own initialize methods.
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/Instantiation-And-The-Initialize-Method.htm
Optional Method Parameters with Hashes - Ruby - About.com
Ruby provides a mechanism for optional method parameters. However, this mechanism is not very flexible. Take look at the following example. #!/usr/bin/env  ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/advancedruby/qt/opthash.htm
Instance Variables in Ruby - About.com
Instance variables begin with an at sign (@) and can be referenced only within class methods. They differ from local variables in that they don't exist within any ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/variables/a/Instance-Variables.htm
Block Parameters and Yielding - Ruby - About.com
Block parameters allow you to pass small anonymous methods to a method call. It's so common an idiom in Ruby that it's replaced "for" loops as preferred idiom ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/beginningruby/a/Block-Parameters-And-Yielding.htm
Method Visibility - Ruby - About.com
Method visibility is crucial to implement proper encapsulation. Ruby provides ways to not only hide instance variables, but to hide instance methods as well.
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/Method-Visibility.htm
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