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Programming Ruby 1.9, 3rd Edition

Programming Ruby 1.9, 3rd Edition

Ruby is the fastest growing and most exciting dynamic language out there. If you need to get working programs delivered fast, you should add Ruby to your toolbox. This book is the only complete reference for Ruby 1.9, the very latest version of Ruby. (If you are still using Ruby 1.8, you’ll want to check out the original PickAxe.)… Read More »

Jump Start Sinatra

Jump Start Sinatra

This short SitePoint book provides readers with a fun and yet practical introduction to Sinatra, a framework that makes web development with Ruby extremely simple. It’s not intended to be a completely comprehensive guide to the framework or an in-depth Ruby tutorial, but will quickly get you up to speed with Sinatra and give you the co… Read More »

Learning Puppet

Learning Puppet

Puppet is a cross-platform, open source configuration management utility, which runs on various Unix, Linux, and Windows Microsoft platforms. It allows you to automate all your IT configurations, giving you control of what you do to each node, and also when and how you do it. You’ll be able to build and manage development, test, and pr… Read More »

Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development

Aptana RadRails: An IDE for Rails Development

Aptana RadRails is an Integrated Development Environment for Ruby on Rails projects. Built on top of the well-known Eclipse platform, RadRails provides all the tools you need to create a whole Rails application from a single interface, allowing you to focus on the creative part of the development as your IDE takes care of the mechanics. This… Read More »

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, 2nd Edition

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, 2nd Edition

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition addresses both newcomers to Ruby as well as Ruby programmers who want to deepen their understanding of the language. This beautifully written and totally revised second edition includes coverage of features that are new in Ruby 2.1, as well as expanded and updated coverage of aspects of the language … Read More »

Learn to Program, 2nd Edition

Learn to Program, 2nd Edition

For this new edition of the best-selling Learn to Program, Chris Pine has taken a good thing and made it even better. First, he used the feedback from hundreds of reader e-mails to update the content and make it even clearer. Second, he updated the examples in the book to use the latest stable version of Ruby, and also to ... Read More »

Instant RSpec Test-Driven Development How-to

Instant RSpec Test-Driven Development How-to

RSpec is a behaviour driven development framework for Ruby programmers. It comes integrated with its own mocking framework based on Jmock. This book introduces you to RSpec helping you to write idiomatic specifications for Ruby code in a test first approach. Instant RSpec Test-Driven Development How-to is filled with examples of actual code… Read More »

Practical Ruby Projects: Ideas for the Eclectic Programmer

Practical Ruby Projects: Ideas for the Eclectic Programmer

Want to take Ruby to the limit? Looking for new, powerful, and creative ideas that will take Ruby beyond Rails and web programming? If you’re comfortable with Ruby, you’ll be itching to go further—apply Practical Ruby Projects: Ideas for the Eclectic Programmer and become a master of advanced Ruby techniques. Rubyist Topher Cyll brings seve… Read More »

Rails 4 Test Prescriptions

Rails 4 Test Prescriptions

Does your Rails code suffer from bloat, brittleness, or inaccuracy? Cure these problems with a regular dose of test-driven development. Rails 4 Test Prescriptions is a comprehensive guide to how tests can help you design and write better Rails applications. In this completely revised edition, you’ll learn why testing works and how to t… Read More »

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, 3rd Edition

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, 3rd Edition

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third Edition is a beautifully written tutorial that begins with your first Ruby program and takes you all the way to sophisticated topics like reflection, threading, and recursion. Ruby masters David A. Black and Joe Leo distill their years of knowledge for you, concentrating on the language and its uses so you ca… Read More »

Ruby in a Nutshell

Ruby in a Nutshell

Written by Yukihiro Matsumoto (“Matz”), creator of the language, Ruby in a Nutshell is a practical reference guide covering everything from Ruby syntax to the specifications of its standard class libraries. The book is based on Ruby 1.6, and is applicable to development versions 1.7 and the next planned stable version 1.8. As par… Read More »

Metaprogramming Ruby

Metaprogramming Ruby

As a Ruby programmer, you already know how much fun it is. Now see how to unleash its power, digging under the surface and exploring the language’s most advanced features: a collection of techniques and tricks known as metaprogramming. Once the domain of expert Rubyists, metaprogramming is now accessible to programmers of all levels fr… Read More »

Computer Science Programming Basics in Ruby

Computer Science Programming Basics in Ruby

If you know basic high-school math, you can quickly learn and apply the core concepts of computer science with this concise, hands-on book. Led by a team of experts, you’ll quickly understand the difference between computer science and computer programming, and you’ll learn how algorithms help you solve computing problems. Each … Read More »

Ruby on Rails Bible

Ruby on Rails Bible

Thanks to the explosive growth in popularity of the Rails framework, the equally popular Ruby programming language now has a great place to hang its hat. The powerful combination of the two provides the perfect toolset to create Web applications that feature concise code, clean syntax, and easy maintenance. This must-have book is your best g… Read More »

Ruby in Practice

Ruby in Practice

Ruby in Practice increases your productivity by showing you specific Ruby techniques you can use in your projects. The book offers detailed strategies for using Ruby in a large-scale environment. You’ll see concrete examples of integration, messaging, web development, and databases, all presented in a clear Problem/Solution format. Thi… Read More »


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