This post marks the halfway point of fulfilling my New Year's resolution to post about coding once a month this year. As the published date suggests, summer got in the way of timeliness! The curious reader can calculate the stats on how many days after the first day of the month it's taken to post. (Internal lawyer says: The resolution was to create a post for each month, not publish them on time.) Alright, let's get down to business. In June, I completed Pat Shaughnessy's book, Ruby Under a Microscope .