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Sams teach yourself Ruby in 21 days

Sams teach yourself Ruby in 21 days

Author: Mark Slagell
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, ©2002.
Series: Sams teach yourself in 21 days.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Ruby is a high-level, fully object-oriented programming (OOP) language. It is very powerful and relatively easy to learn, read, and maintain. Sams Teach Yourself Ruby in 21 Days provides the best introduction to this language and addresses one of the key constraints it faces: "The paucity of quality English-language documentation is one of the few things holding Ruby back from widespread adoption," according to Dr.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Slagell, Mark.
Sams teach yourself Ruby in 21 days.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, ©2002
(DLC) 2001094220
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Slagell
ISBN: 0768659124 9780768659122 9780672322525 0672322528 1281073784 9781281073785 9786611073787 6611073787
OCLC Number: 56429622
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 537 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction. Day 1. Getting Started with Ruby. Day 2. Hello, Objects! Day 3. Containers. Day 4. Iteration and Flow Control. Day 5. The Characteristics of Objects. Day 6. Ins and Outs. Day 7. Catching Up on Details. Day 8. Pattern Matching. Day 9. Inheritance and Modules. Day 10. Program File Layout, Program Design, and the General Case. Day 11. Modules and Classes in More Depth. Day 12. An Introduction to Recursion. Day 13. Mastering the Operating System. Day 14. Arguments, Blocks 'n Procs. Day 15. Toward Habitable Interfaces. Day 16. Putting It Together. Day 17. Tk. Day 18. Gtk. Day 19. Some Advanced Topics (That Aren't So Hard). Day 20. Working with the Web. Day 21. Putting It Together. Appendix A. irb Results from Day 1. Appendix B. Installation Help. Appendix C. The Debugger. Appendix D. Essential Elements (Reserved Words, Standard Classes/Methods List). Appendix E. Database Interaction. Appendix F. Fox.
Series Title: Sams teach yourself in 21 days.
Other Titles: Ruby
Ruby in 21 days
Responsibility: Mark Slagell.


Strongest introductory tutorial to the heir apparent of high-level programming and scripting languages.  Read more...


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