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The Ruby Programming Language

The Ruby Programming Language

by David Flanagan
448 Pages · 2008 · 4.8 MB · 1,834 Downloads · New!
" Happiness doesn't result from what we get, but from what we give. ” ― Ben Carson
Ruby in a Nutshell
by Yukihiro Matsumoto
224 Pages · 2001 · 2.4 MB · 3,328 Downloads · New!
Written by Yukihiro Matsumoto (“Matz”), creator of the language, Ruby in a Nutshell is a practical reference guide covering everything from Ruby syntax to the specifications of its standard class libraries. The book is based on Ruby 1.6, and is applicable to development versions 1.7 and the next planned stable version 1.8. As part of the successful “in a Nutshell” series of books from O’Reilly & Associates, Ruby in a Nutshell is for readers who want a single desktop reference for all their needs.
JRuby Cookbook
by Henry Liu
224 Pages · 2008 · 2.9 MB · 2,810 Downloads · New!
If you’re interested in JRuby, you probably don’t need a turorial on Ruby, Rails, or Java – you just need to know how to get things done. This Cookbook offers practical solutions for using the Java implementation of the Ruby language, with targeted recipes for deploying Rails web applications on Java servers, integrating JRuby code with Java technologies, developing JRuby desktop applications with Java toolkits, and more.
Everyday Scripting with Ruby
by Brian Marick
426 Pages · 2007 · 2.6 MB · 3,368 Downloads · New!
Are you a tester who spends more time manually creating complex test data than using it? A business analyst who seemingly went to college all those years so you can spend your days copying data from reports into spreadsheets? A programmer who can’t finish each day’s task without having to scan through version control system output, looking for the file you want?
Learning Ruby
by Michael Fitzgerald
256 Pages · 2007 · 2.6 MB · 4,444 Downloads · New!
You don’t have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don’t need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book – a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road.
Ruby Pocket Reference
by Michael Fitzgerald
180 Pages · 2007 · 3.6 MB · 3,005 Downloads · New!
Although Ruby is an easy language to learn, in the heat of action you may find that you can’t remember the correct syntax for a conditional or the name of a method. This handy pocket reference offers brief yet clear explanations of Ruby’s core components, from operators to reserved words to data structures to method syntax, highlighting those key features that you’ll likely use every day when coding Ruby.
Best of Ruby Quiz
by James Edward Gray II
304 Pages · 2006 · 1.6 MB · 2,022 Downloads · New!
Sharpen your Ruby programming skills with twenty-five challenging problems from Ruby Quiz. Read the problems, work out a solution, and compare your solution with others. This book is a collection of highlights from the first year of Ruby Quiz challenges. Inside, you will find expanded content, all new solutions, and more in depth discussions of Ruby Quiz problems and solutions. This is the book for anyone who really wants to improve their Ruby skills.