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Head first Ruby

Author: Jay McGavren
Publisher: Sebastolpol, CA : O'Reilly, [2016] ©2016
Series: Head first series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"What will you learn from this book? What's all the buzz about this Ruby language? Is it right for you? Well, ask yourself: are you tired of all those extra declarations, keywords, and compilation steps in your other languages? Do you want to be a more productive programmer? Then you'll love Ruby. WIth this unique hands-on learning experience, you'll discover how Ruby takes care of all the details for you, so you  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay McGavren
ISBN: 9781449372651 1449372651
OCLC Number: 893895724
Notes: "A brain-friendly guide"--Cover.
Description: xxxii, 536 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: More with less : code the way you want --
Methods and classes : getting organized --
Inheritance : relying on your parents --
Initializing instances : off to a great start --
Arrays and blocks : better than loops --
Block return values : how should I handle this? --
Hashes : labeling data --
References : crossed signals --
Mixins : mix it up --
Comparable and enumerable : ready-made mixes --
Documentation : read the manual --
Exceptions : handling the unexpected --
Unit testing : code quality assurance --
Web apps : serving HTML --
Saving and loading data : keep it around --
Leftovers : the top ten topics (we didn't cover).
Series Title: Head first series.
Other Titles: Ruby
Responsibility: Jay McGavren.

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Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First Ruby uses a visually rich format to engage your mind, rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why  Read more...

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