The Well-Grounded Rubyist

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The Well-Grounded Rubyist Author David A. Black
ISBN-10 1617291692
ISBN-13 9781617291692
Year 2014-07-04
Pages 536
Language English
Publisher Manning Publications
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SummaryThe 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 that have changed Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF Kindle and ePub formats from Manning Publications About the TechnologyThis is a good time for Ruby It s powerful like Java or C and has dynamic features that let your code react gracefully to changes at runtime And it s elegant so creating applications development tools and administrative scripts is easier and more straightforward With the long awaited Ruby 2 an active development community and countless libraries and productivity tools Ruby has come into its own About the BookThe Well Grounded Rubyist Second Edition is a beautifully written tutorial that begins with your first Ruby program and goes on to explore sophisticated topics like callable objects reflection and threading The book concentrates on the language preparing you to use Ruby in any way you choose This second edition includes coverage of new Ruby features such as keyword arguments lazy enumerators and Module prepend along with updated information on new and changed core classes and methods What s InsideClear explanations of Ruby conceptsNumerous simple examplesUpdated for Ruby 2 1Prepares you to use Ruby anywhere for any purposeAbout the AuthorDavid A Blackis an internationally known software developer author trainer speaker and event organizer He is a Ruby standard library contributor and one of the founders of Ruby Central Inc the parent organization of the official international Ruby and Ruby on Rails conferences David works at 2U Inc in New York City Table of ContentsPART 1 RUBY FOUNDATIONSBootstrapping your Ruby literacyObjects methods and local variablesOrganizing objects with classesModules and program organizationThe default object self scope and visibilityControl flow techniquesPART 2 BUILT IN CLASSES AND MODULESBuilt in essentialsStrings symbols and other scalar objectsCollection and container objectsCollections central Enumerable and EnumeratorRegular expressions and regexp based string operationsFile and I O operationsPART 3 RUBY DYNAMICSObject individuationCallable and runnable objectsCallbacks hooks and runtime introspection

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