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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. If you wish to download it, please recommend it to your friends in any social system. As a programming reference, one of the best I’ve ever read; although, the book has some pretty egregious formatting errors.
The Ruby Programming Language: Try adding matsjmoto search to your want list. 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
Be aware that this book only covers Ruby 1. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It does a particularly good job of expressing the theory behind features of the language and it positions you to really understand what is going on behind the scenes well.
Dec 11, Douglas Mendes rated it it was amazing. Ruby is a very powerful and versatile language. Python is my language of choice. Jun 30, Adrian rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Flsnagan Digital Educational Resources. In my worldview that translates into ‘dense with value’ and ‘high value on the dollar’. Ruby is his first piece of software that has become known outside of Japan.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Yukihiro Matsumoto “Matz”the creator of Ruby, is a matsumito programmer who worked for the Japanese open source company, netlab.
Is this feature helpful? Registration Forgot your password? There are no exercises and no hand-holding. The Ruby Programming Language is an amazing book. Only problem is that its fast getting dated. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! It is not a beginner’s book, although it does take a bottoms up approach — it is intended to be read in the order it is written.
Download ppt “And other languages…. This book, as it says on the back cover, is not for anyone who’s getting matsmuoto programming. Ruby is an easy language to program in, but it is not a simple language. Product details Paperback Publisher: 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.
Be aware that this book only covers Ruby 1.
9780596516178 – The Ruby Programming Language by David Flanagan; Yukihiro Matsumoto
The Ruby Programming Language documents the Ruby language definitively but without the formality of a language specification. Showing of 95 reviews.
First things first, this book is not for beginners. If you’ve internalized some other modern object oriented programming language and want to learn Ruby I doubt a better resource exists. I need some recomendations for Ruby 2.
This means you’re tinkering for quiet some time and it’s aw Good book for a detailed look at the language. This probably works better as a reference book after you learn Ruby than as an actual intro to Ruby is that how ALL O’Reilly books work?
Matssumoto the extremely rare event that there is an error in the book it is always something like the font appearing too close together or a misspelling in a comment in one of the code examples. Literally, the worst error in the book is that in one code example the author ended a sentence in a comment with a comma by mistake instead of a period.
If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be flanatan for you. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. If you’re looking to learn how to program, look elsewhere – the Pickaxe is a much better choice. And for a book that’s covering so much ground, it manages to do it in such a way that you don’t feel like you’re chewing cardboard. If you’re looking to learn how to program, look elsewhere – the Pickaxe is a much better choice.
I can’t really stress enough how well-written this book is.
See all 95 reviews. Published by Marilynn Barton Modified over 3 years ago. 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 This probably works better as a reference book after you learn Ruby than as an actual intro to Ruby is that how ALL O’Reilly books work?