The Ruby Programming Language [David Flanagan Yukihiro Matsumoto] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ruby Programming Language has ratings and 32 reviews. Yukihiro Matsumoto, and David Flanagan (from Javascript: The Definitive Guide and Java . by David Flanagan and Yukihiro Matsumoto O’Reilly Media, Inc. The Ruby Programming Language, the image of Horned Sungem.

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If you already know another programming language or already know Ruby, you flanatan be ok if you don’t fall asleep or if you only dip in to it for just the bits you need.

Be aware that this book only covers Ruby 1. It’s probably best used as a reference, rather than cover-to-cover. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

The Ruby Programming Language

We may ship from Asian regions for inventory purpose. Paperbackpages. Feb 09, Michael rated it really matsumotto it. Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby: It is written for experienced programmers who are new to Ruby, and for current Ruby programmers who want to challenge their understanding and increase matsumotto mastery of the language.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This is a reference manual. The authors don’t overwhelm you with jargon, nor do they bury important details between fluff and analogies – I find it to be the perfect balance of density and legibility.


The Ruby Programming Language – O’Reilly Media

Ships with Tracking Number! Partway through I was struggling with it and tried to switch to learning from a website, but the site made me appreciate how much I’d already learned from the book so I stuck with it.

Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! With these three books and the network of tubes you will be as well equipped to learn a web development framework as is currently possible. David has a degree in computer science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. As such things go, this is about as future-proof as it gets – it will remain current for years.

In fact, this book has inspired me to break an 11 year silence in technical book reviews. I felt that way about the only other book I read from them, way back. This book, as it says on the back cover, is not for anyone who’s getting into programming.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 01, Oleksandr rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book is a jewel of modern culture and in my opinion belongs in a museum alongside other great works of human achievement as an exemplar of a ryu of human specialization.

And other languages….  The Ruby Programming Language, Flanagan & Matsumoto (creator of Ruby)

Seeing his name on the cover of this book was all I needed to buy it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. See 1 question about The Ruby Programming Language…. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policymatsumtoo cookie policy.


It prompted me to scour the Internet for more of his writing, which lead to some great interviews on artima.

But it’s great to build a general understanding of the language and I’ve come back to it since I’ve read it for reference. Sep 29, Kawai rated it it was amazing Shelves: He does the same to warn about things that are different or reversed to avoid confusion, e. Matz insists on breathing life and humanity into what could otherwise result in dry technical treatment. Jun 06, James Anderson rated it really liked it.

The Ruby Programming Language documents the Ruby language definitively but without the formality of a language specification. I was familiar with Dave Flanagan through his Javascript book.

Solid overview of the language. This is a reference manual.