The New Ruby Parser with Kevin Newton - RUBY 571

The New Ruby Parser with Kevin Newton - RUBY 571
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Kevin Newton

Published:

November 30, 2022

Show Notes

Kevin Newton works at Shopify. He is specifically assigned to the Ruby and Rails Infrastructure Team. He returns to the show to talk about building Parsers in Ruby since he is working full-time on a new Ruby parser called "Prettier Ruby Plugin”. Prettier works with the majority of editors and support different languages.  He shares his journey on how he was able to create it.  He also talks about "exreg", which is a Ruby regular expression engine that he created. 

About this Episode

  • All about Parser 
  • How Parser applies to Ruby
  • Advantages of using Parser
  • Ways to write Parsers
  • All about exreg

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