Xavier Noria is an independent Ruby on Rails consultant from Barcelona. Xavier is the author of Rails Contributors and a Rails core team member. Honored to have been presented a Ruby Hero Award at RailsConf 2010.
Constant autoloading in ruby on rails, by xavier noria
Ruby on Rails lets users largely forget about explicit requires. Active Support provides constant autoloading to Ruby on Rails applications, and leverages this feature to also offer automatic code reloading in development mode. In this talk we study how these nifty hacks work under the hood.