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· Naughties
· · 2006
· · · October
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Ruby String Walking · In prepa­ra­tion for my pre­sen­ta­tion next week­end at RubyConf, I’ve been pok­ing around at Ruby’s string-handling. One thing that text-wranglers such as me like to do is walk through a string a char­ac­ter at a time, and Ru­by doesn’t make this par­tic­u­lar­ly easy. I end­ed up im­ple­ment­ing String#each_char_ut­f8 three times along the way. [Up­date: Lots of in­ter­est­ing feed­back, and a worth-reading ruby-talk thread.] ...
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