Zed Lopez

Ruby Shells

I really like the ease of method chaining in ruby. When I create complicated shell pipelines, especially when there’s a perl one-liner involved, I’ve often wished I could do something ruby-ish. I’m not the first.

While any number of the examples for use of the above might be a little easier and more concise than the equivalent in bash, none of them are consistently enough so for it to be terribly compelling to switch…