Tagged: tail call

  • tco_method

    Introducing the tco_method gem

    Earlier this week I published a gem intended to help simplify the process of compiling Ruby code with tail call optimization enabled in MRI Ruby. The gem, tco_method, builds on my recent research into the internals of Ruby's implementation of tail call optimization and the ideas presented in Nithin Bekal's...
    Recursive Guinea Pigs

    Tail Call Optimization in Ruby: Background

    Back in November, care of /r/ruby, I came across a blog post by Nithin Bekal, Tail Call Optimization in Ruby, demonstrating Ruby's built-in support for tail call optimization and I have to admit, my mind was a little blown. It's not that I have a specific need for tail call...