The Well-Grounded Rubyist

The Well-Grounded Rubyist

Product details

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  • Full Title: The Well-Grounded Rubyist
  • Autor: David A. Black
  • Print Length: 584 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications; 3 edition
  • Publication Date: March 15, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1617295213
  • ISBN-13: 978-1617295218
  • Download File Format | Size: pdf | 4.52 MB

 

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Description

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Summary
The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third Edition is a beautifully written tutorial that begins with your first Ruby program and takes you all the way to sophisticated topics like reflection, threading, and recursion. Ruby masters David A. Black and Joe Leo distill their years of knowledge for you, concentrating on the language and its uses so you can use Ruby in any way you choose. Updated for Ruby 2.5.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology
Designed for developer productivity, Ruby is an easy-to-learn dynamic language perfect for creating virtually any kind of software. Its famously friendly development community, countless libraries, and amazing tools, like the Rails framework, have established it as the language of choice for high-profile companies, including GitHub, SlideShare, and Shopify. The future is bright for the well-grounded Rubyist!

About the Book
In The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third Edition, expert authors David A. Black and Joseph Leo III deliver Ruby mastery in an easy-to-read, casual style. You'll lock in core principles as you write your first Ruby programs. Then, you'll progressively build up to topics like reflection, threading, and recursion, cementing your knowledge with high-value exercises to practice your skills along the way.

What's Inside

  • Basic Ruby syntax
  • Running Ruby extensions
  • FP concepts like currying, side-effect-free code, and recursion
  • Ruby 2.5 updates

About the Reader
For readers with beginner-level programming skills, as well as more advanced programmers interested in Ruby and experienced Rubyists looking to review the foundations of their practice. 

About the Authors
David A. Black is an internationally known Ruby developer and author, and a cofounder of Ruby Central. Ruby teacher and advocate Joseph Leo III is the founder of Def Method and lead organizer of the Gotham Ruby Conference.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 RUBY FOUNDATIONS

  1. Bootstrapping your Ruby literacy
  2. Objects, methods, and local variables
  3. Organizing objects with classes
  4. Modules and program organization
  5. The default object (self), scope, and visibility
  6. Control-flow techniques
  7. PART 2 BUILT-IN CLASSES AND MODULES

  8. Built-in essentials
  9. Strings, symbols, and other scalar objects
  10. Collection and container objects
  11. Collections central: Enumerable and Enumerator
  12. Regular expressions and regexp-based string operations
  13. File and I/O operations
  14. PART 3 RUBY DYNAMICS

  15. Object individuation
  16. Callable and runnable objects
  17. Callbacks, hooks, and runtime introspection
  18. Ruby and functional programming

 

Editorial Reviews

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Review

“A deep and thorough dive into the Ruby programming language.” –Brian Daley, University of Connecticut

“The authors’ methodical and logical teaching will make you fall inlove with Ruby. It has never looked this good!”–Pierre-Michel Ansel, 8×8

“Concepts are introduced via examples–perfect for deepunderstanding. Highly recommended!”–Prabhuti Prakash, Atos India
 

About the Author

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David A. Black is an internationally known Ruby developer and author, and a cofounder of Ruby Central.

Ruby teacher and advocate Joseph Leo III is the founder of Def Method and lead organizer of the Gotham Ruby Conference.

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