On Aug 12, 6:41    
> hi
> After working with some ruby projects and playing with existing
> sources I decided to finally get my hands dirty. It's an interesting
> experiences with similarities of learning a human language where your
> comprehension skills are far more better than your speaking skills.
> Basically the problem I have that I've written too much excellent ruby
> code, without a deeper knowldedge of what the code really do, but with
> a rather feeling 'that looks terse' vs. 'that looks clunky'.
> Now that I actually begin to write code of my own, I find myself in a
> similar position as somebody after a brainsurgery trying to learn how
> to speak. Its grinding and for every line I write I think for myself
> 'oh god that's probably wrong'.

Every line you write will have to be rewritten 10 times. You can
usually tell poor code b/c it looks as if it has only been rewritten 5
times ;)

T.