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Read Ruby 1.9
Very early draft of a book about version 1.9 of the Ruby programming language. Language: Programs, Variables, Messages, Objects, Classes, Modules, Methods, Closures, Flow, Exceptions, Concurrency; API: Numerics, Strings, Encoding, Regexps, etc.
Objects on Rails
by Avdi Grimm - objectsonrails.com , 2012
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.
Big Fat Rails
by Mitch Guthrie - bigfatrails.com , 2012
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.
The Bastards Book of Ruby
by Dan Nguyen - bastardsbook.com , 2011
The Bastards Book of Ruby is an introduction to programming and its practical uses for journalists, researchers, scientists, analysts, and anyone else whose job is to seek out, make sense from, and show the hard-to-find data.
Learn Ruby The Hard Way
by Zed A. Shaw - 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 it you will have the skill to move on to other books about Ruby and be ready to understand them.
- Wikibooks , 2011
Ruby is an interpreted, object-oriented scripting language. This book will show how to install and get started with Ruby in your environment. It demonstrates the main features of the language syntax. The text is designed to be self contained.
RubyGems User Guide
- RubyGems.org , 2010
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...
Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Rails by Example
by Michael Hartl - Addison-Wesley , 2010
Leading Rails developer teaches Rails 3 by guiding you through the development of your own complete sample application using the latest techniques in Rails web development. Hartl explains how each new technique solves a real-world problem.
MacRuby: The Definitive Guide
by Matt Aimonetti - O'Reilly Media , 2010
MacRuby is Apple's implementation of the Ruby programming language which uses Objective-C runtime. This book is an introduction to MacRuby. Topics covered: Introduction, The Cocoa Environment, Foundation, Application Kit, Core Data, Xcode.
Ruby Best Practices
by Gregory T. Brown - O'Reilly Media , 2009
Ruby Best Practices aims to help Ruby developers from a wide range of skill levels improve their fundamental understanding of the language via exposure to the common practices and idioms that many seasoned Rubyists take for granted.
Rails in a Nutshell
by C. Fauser, J. MacAulay, E. Ocampo-Gooding, J. Guenin - O'Reilly Media , 2009
Rails in a Nutshell is a concise introduction to Rails, an overview of commands and configurations, and a guide to the parts of Rails you'll be using every day. Full of examples and explanations, this book kicks your skills into high-gear.
Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Ruby
by Bruno R. Preiss , 2004
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.
Ruby on Rails Security
by Heiko Webers - OWASP , 2009
In order to prevent attacks, minimize their impact and remove points of attack, first of all, we have to fully understand the attack methods in order to find the correct countermeasures. That is what this security guide aims at.
The Book Of Ruby
by Huw Collingbourne - No Starch Press , 2009
A comprehensive tutorial to the Ruby language. Each chapter is accompanied by ready-to-run source code for all the examples. There is also an Introduction which explains how to use the source code in Ruby In Steel or any other IDE of your choice.
Ruby User's Guide
by Mark Slagell , 2005
Ruby is an easy object oriented language: it is designed to be easily read and written. This User's Guide will get you started at invoking and using ruby, and give you insights into ruby's nature that you may not get from the reference manual.
why's (poignant) guide to Ruby
by why the lucky stiff , 2008
This is just a small illustrated online-only Ruby book. It won't crush you. It's light as a feather (because I haven't finished it yet--hehe). And there's a reason this book will stay light: because Ruby is simple to learn.
- Techotopia , 2007
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.
Learn to Program
by Chris Pine - Pragmatic Bookshelf , 2006
Pine teaches you how to program in Ruby with a minimum of fuss or bother. Starting with simple one-line programs, you'll see how to have your webpage send you email, to shuffle your music, to rename your photos from your digital camera, and more.
The Little Book of Ruby
by Huw Collingbourne - Dark Neon Ltd. , 2008
A straightforward introduction to the fundamentals of Ruby programming: strings, numbers, objects, methods, class hierarchies, arrays, iterators, hashes, modules, mixins and much more. Small, self-contained programming samples are included.
Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
by David Thomas, Andrew Hunt - Addison-Wesley , 2000
Introduction to Ruby, an object-oriented programming language, which allows for programming without extra syntax or code. Shows how to easily mine the Ruby language, teaching the basics, plus how to write large programs, and more.
Mr. Neighborly's Humble Little Ruby Book
by Jeremy McAnally , 2006
Covers the Ruby language from the very basics to the advanced topics. Written in a conversational narrative rather than like a dry reference book, Mr. Neighborly's Humble Little Ruby Book is an easy to read, easy to follow guide to all things Ruby.