Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide
by David Thomas, Andrew Hunt
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 2000
Number of pages: 608
A guide to working with the object-oriented programming language, Ruby, 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, how to extend Ruby using C code, and more.
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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.
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.
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