TDD Rocks! (6) Playing with Ruby

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I’m still learning Ruby. To practice the language, I’m writing a Tokenizer using my TDD (Test-Driven Development) workflow.

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I did two redesigns:

– To provide the text to tokenize in the tokenizer constructor

– Rename getTokens methods to a more "rubyist” name get_tokens

After those redesigns, I dived into a big implementation refactor. Maybe, I had to avoid that work, or split it in more manageable pieces. At the end, I survived, and the tokenizer implementation is started to emerge. You can check another of my implementations, in JavaScript/NodeJs:

The Ruby version is at:

Keep tuned!

Angel “Java” Lopez

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