The Strange Case of the Twiddle Wakka
If you’ve ever tried to learn a programming language, you’ve probably encountered at least one combination of characters you had no idea how to pronounce. In Ruby, a language that dates back to the mid-90s and is now mostly used for the web, there are a whole bunch of these:
- => is a hash rocket.
- <=> is a spaceship operator.
- ~> is … a twiddle wakka?