—Obie Fernandez, Professional Ruby Series Editor xx . Russ’ first book is the highly regarded Design Patterns in Ruby (Addison-Wesley. The newest book in the renowned Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series, Eloquent Ruby will help you “put on your Ruby-colored glasses” and get results. (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series). by In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you write Ruby like true Rubyists do-so you can leverage its immense.
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Eloquent Ruby starts small, answering tactical questions focused on a single statement, method, test, or bug. This book should be called “Ruby: Also it reminded me about so many features in ruby that I don’t get to use every day.
If you’re new to Ruby like I am I can only recommend reading this book, it’s worth the time!!! You’ll learn how to write code that actually looks like Ruby not Java or C ; why Ruby has so many control structures; how to use strings, expressions, and symbols; and what dynamic typing is really good for. Execute Around with a Block Chapter Trivia About Eloquent Ruby.
But write the darned tests. Open Preview See a Problem? Finally, each method needs to have a name that reflects its purpose. The tone is informal without falling into the trap of sounding like it’s trying to be rubg. No trivia or quizzes yet.
The material presented in the metap This book is divided into four parts labeled: Lists with This Book. Pulling It All Together Chapter I addisoj the layout of each chapter, in that I feel it generally covers well why each feature is useful and how to avoid impaling yourself on the sharp stick of Ruby with said feature.
Apr 22, Olly rated it really liked it.
It’s an in-depth love letter to the cleanliness and elegance of Ruby. Tired of head-butting your desk in frustration when programming Java?
It is neither a reference, nor a tutorial. I enjoyed Russ Olsen’s writing style. This eBook requires no passwords or activation to read.
The chapters are short, crisp, and easy to digest. Add To My Wish List.
May 29, Phil Chen rated it really liked it. Embrace Dynamic Typing Chapter 9. Use Blocks to Iterate Chapter For me, this is the golden standard of how books about programming should be written.
I recommend this book even to more experienced ruby developers at least as an excellent refresher. Olsen draws on years of experience internalizing the Ruby culture and teaching Ruby to other programmers.
Russ Olsen does an amazing job professiona, the subject interesting and digestible. Unlimited one-month access with your purchase.
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I especially liked all the real world examples from well known frameworks and tools ranging from rake, rspec to rails adeison cucumber. Aug 29, Landon rated it it was amazing.
Oct 18, Andrew rated it it was amazing. I haven’t read a programming book in a while and this was really good, harking back to the good old days when I was just embarking on my career.