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organizing meetups for Ruby and Rails developers in and around Vienna, Austria.

Picks / What the vienna.rb Team Thinks Is Worth Sharing This Week

11/02 Picks!

In a series on this website we’ll entertain YOU with our picks - or: what we think is worth sharing - every week. Books, articles, gems, fun stuff… you’re in for an eclectic mix! So, here’s for the one-hundred-eighty-third edition:

  • The art of closing - Sometimes patches or pull requests on your Open Source projects just have to be closed. Here’s a few tips on how to do so gracefully.
  • Getting things done - Spoiler alert: focus and break things down.


  • keight - Another fast Ruby web framework in the making.
  • Hash#compact and Hash#compact! - Ruby 2.4 includes faster (implemented in C) versions of some convenient ActiveSupport methods.
  • HexaPDF - Of vienna.rb-fame PDF library written in Ruby.