Learn Ruby The Hard Way
by Zed A. Shaw
Publisher: LCodeTHW 2011
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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by Avdi Grimm - objectsonrails.com
The book is documenting some guidelines and ideas for applying classic object-oriented thought to Ruby on Rails applications. It is aimed at the working Rails developer who is looking to grow and evolve Rails projects while keeping them flexible.
by Bruno R. Preiss
The primary goal of this book is to promote object-oriented design using Ruby and to illustrate the use of the emerging object-oriented design patterns. The book shows how these patterns are used to create good software designs.
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.
RubyGems is the premier ruby packaging system. It provides: A standard format for distributing Ruby programs and libraries; An tool for managing the installation of gem packages; A gem server utility for serving gems from any machine...