why's (poignant) guide to Ruby
by why the lucky stiff
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.
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by Zed A. Shaw - LCodeTHW
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.
by Heiko Webers - OWASP
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.
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.
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.