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The Ruby Way
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sams
Publication date December 1, 2001
Pages 579
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780672320835
ISBN-10 0672320835
Dimensions 1.25 by 7.25 by 9 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Original list price $39.99
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The Ruby Way assumes that the reader is already familiar with the subject matter. Using many code samples it focuses on "how-to use Ruby" for specific applications, either as a stand-alone language, or in conjunction with other languages.

Topics covered include:

  • Simple data tasks;
  • Manipulating structured data;
  • External data manipulation;
  • User interfaces;
  • Handling threads;
  • System programming;
  • Network and web programming;
  • Tools and utilities.

Note: The appendices offer instruction on migrating from Perl and Python to Ruby, and extending Ruby in C and C++.



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Paperback
Book cover for 9780672320835 Book cover for 9780672328848
 
2 edition from Pearson P T R (November 2, 2006)
9780672328848 | details & prices | 839 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 2.00 in. | 3.00 lbs | List price $49.99
About: A guide to Ruby programming covers such topics as strings, regular expressions, symbols and ranges, arrays and hashes, I/O and data storage, and OOP.
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from Sams (December 1, 2001)
9780672320835 | details & prices | 579 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $39.99
About: The Ruby Way assumes that the reader is already familiar with the subject matter.

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