Having worked with Python for a while, I am trying to pick up Ruby, especially
for some of my work with logstash. While trying out a small program in Ruby, I
got stumped with a peculiar trait of Ruby hashes with default values. It made
me lose an hour of my life I am not going to get back. :(
There is no doubt that Wordpress is a wonderful blogging system. But being a dynamically generated website, all the nightmares of scripting languages kick in. Patches come regularly to Wordpress and until you login and update, it keeps nagging you inside and ruins your happiness.