Learn Ruby The Hard Way
by Zed A. Shaw
Publisher: LCodeTHW 2011
Number of pages: 91
The book assumes absolutely no prior programming knowledge and will guide you carefully and slowly through the learning process. When you are done with this book you will have the skill to move on to other books about Ruby and be ready to understand them.
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With this unique hands-on learning experience, you'll discover how Ruby takes care of all the details for you, so you can simply have fun and get more done with less code. This book is written for GNU/Linux (Debian distro) users ...
by Mitch Guthrie - bigfatrails.com
A book designed around teaching Ruby on Rails in a precept upon precept fashion. Both theory and practice driving your knowledge. If you are a beginner, the purpose of this book is to simply get you there in small, manageable steps.
Everything from installing Ruby and the basics of the language through to topics such as arrays, file handling and object-oriented programming are covered. Written both for experienced in other programming languages and for novices.
by Bruno R. Preiss
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