- Difference between including and extending Modules
- Difference between instance and class methods
One of the most common problems that seem to naturally arise in code is handling objects that share a role. This tends to be an issue that is not immediately apparent, but as the application grows it begins to present itself. Let's illustrate this with a concrete example taken from the code used in this blog. A lot of this code will be ActiveRecord syntax, but the underlying concepts can be applied to plain old Ruby objects as well.