Big Fat Rails
by Mitch Guthrie
Publisher: bigfatrails.com 2012
Number of pages: 53
Big Fat Rails is a book designed around teaching Ruby on Rails in a precept upon precept fashion. Learning a little at a time and building in complexity as the book moves forward. Both theory and practice driving your knowledge. If you are a beginner and looking to learn Ruby on Rails, the purpose of this book is to simply get you there in small, manageable steps.
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by Michael Hartl - Addison-Wesley
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.
This book is a great collection of ideas, tricks, and skills that could be useful for Hackers. It's a unique extraction reference, summarizes a lot of research and experience. Rubyfu is a book to use not only to read, it's where ruby goes evil.
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.
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.