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Matsukoto buttons are a little bit lower. Good book on the ruby programming language. The Ruby Programming Language: On the other hand, if you’re already familiar with OOP concepts, this book along with [ Yukihiro Matsumoto “Matz”the creator of Ruby, is a professional programmer who worked for the Japanese open source company, netlab.

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It book does not teach as much as describe Ruby in excruciating detail. I was familiar with Dave Flanagan through his Javascript book. Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby: I can’t really stress enough how well-written this book is.


Combine this book with another source of Ruby instruction–perhaps codecademy–and you’ll be well on your way to mastering the language.

The Ruby Programming Language by David Flanagan

What do I do all my scripting in? It is hard to write well about coding but this book does it. This book, as it says on the back cover, is not for anyone who’s getting into programming.

David has a blog at www. Dec 20, Marshall rated it really liked it Shelves: The code examples are concise, well documented even more so in potentially confusing areasand structured beautifully. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Sign In Register Help Cart. All rights reserved JavaScript: Good book for a detailed look at the language. Flanagan’s writing is always concise, practical, and to the point, with good examples.

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Method calls must be mwtsumoto after the method definitions. As of this review July 18,the latest stable version of Ruby is 2. It prompted me to scour the Internet for more of his writing, which lead to some great interviews on artima. Customers who bought this item also bought.


Please try again later. There are some other Ruby books out there that are very good indeed. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Light shelfwear to cover. It doesn’t waste a single precious sentence on anything but details.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Of note, the book is also very current, covering both Ruby 1.

Brand New Quantity available: In short, if you work with Ruby or plan to in the futureyou really should buy this book. If you’re flahagan starting out, you’ll want to look for a gentle introduction, which this is absolutely not. Not a page turner but works well as a more concise guide than the Programming Ruby for beginning Ruby Programmers.

It was written and illustrated! Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. In my worldview that translates into ‘dense with value’ and ‘high value on the dollar’.