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While Pickaxe is good for quickly learning about Ruby and trying out some things, along with a so-so appendix of std classes, this book contains more in-depth detail on the core language constructs and behavior.

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As of this review July 18,the latest stable version of Ruby is 2. Partway through I was struggling with it and tried to switch to learning from a website, but the site made me appreciate how much I’d already learned from the book so I stuck with flanagaj. This is not designed to be an entertaining look, but a detailed study of the Matusmoto language. I never really finished this book.

Seldom do I find technical references such a joy to read.

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Jul 04, finisherr rated it liked it. An entire chapter is devoted to Ruby’s metaprogramming capabilities. Write a customer review. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Return to Book Page. Showing of 95 reviews. Seeing his name on the cover of this book was all I needed to buy it.


Here are some thoughts: It presents the material well and is clear in it’s explanations and examples. After reading find a lot of things I didn’t know before. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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The Ruby Programming Language

David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. Share your thoughts with other customers. Chapter 8 in particular, and in the interest of being complete, covers some Metaprogramming techniques that many readers might not ever need to use or know. Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them!

This book is intended for experienced programmers who want to master Ruby. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The book may matsumkto to be read mostly in order for someone who has no previous experience in Ruby, but the topics are contained well enough so that someone looking to hone their skills in certain areas can find what they need riby easily. It’s probably best used as a reference, rather than cover-to-cover.


About project SlidePlayer Terms of Service. Books by David Flanagan. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. As of this review July 18,the latest stable version of Ruby is 2. The book is solid all the way through.

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Dec 20, Marshall rated it really matssumoto it Shelves: There are lengthy sections explaining the difference between version 1.

Recipes for Object-Oriented Scripting. If you already know another programming language or already know Ruby, you should be ok if you don’t fall asleep or if you only dip in to it for just the bits you need. O’Reilly Media, January It’s there for you if you need it.