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README.md

WithObject

Ever gotten frustrated with duplication when writing something like:

report.update_totals
report.balance_totals
report.synchronize
report

Did you use tap, or use a single character variable name to reduce the typing?

Wouldn't you rather write:

with report do
  update_totals
  balance_totals
  synchronize
end

Use with_object!

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'with_object'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Usage

It's pretty simple. Just call with anywhere. Method calls inside the block are called on the object, and the whole expression returns the object. Privacy of methods and instance variables are maintained, and NoMethodError exceptions are thrown as appropriate. In short, it works the way you'd expect it to...

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request