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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Using Attributes With Ruby - About.com
There are two basic things you can do with an object: call a method on it and access an attribute. Ruby doesn't make a distinction between these things, but it ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/oo/ss/Using-Attributes.htm
Method for Mapping the Values of an Array - Ruby - About.com
Iterating over arrays isn't the only trick up Ruby's sleeve. ... Yet again, the map method doesn't really belong to the Array class, it belongs to the Enumerable ...
http://ruby.about.com/od/rubysbasicfeatures/ss/Mapping-Arrays.htm
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