Pivotal Labs’ blog provides one of the most consistent sources of quality code writing in my RSS reader. Whether in their Daily Standup posts, or their longer-form articles, I’m constantly finding tidbits of quality Ruby and JS code. A couple weeks ago, Jeff Dean wrote a solid piece on breaking out your form logic in Rails models and controllers. If you’re a Ruby developer, you should read the post in entirety. What most stuck out to me, though, was a little syntactic sugar that I hadn’t enountered before for stating your public attributes:
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I’ll definitely be adding that to my shortcut list.