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      • [PDF] Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0: The Pragmatic Programmers’ Guide, 4th Edition Free Download by Andy Hunt , Chad Fowler , Dave Thomas | Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf | Category : Computers & Internet | Tags : Idea, Object Oriented, Java, Perl, Python, Programming | ISBN-10 : 1937785491 | ISBN-13 : 9781937785499
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      • Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0: The Pragmatic Programmers' Guide, 4th Edition by Andy Hunt , Chad Fowler , Dave Thomas, Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf
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      • Ruby is the fastest growing and most exciting dynamic language out there. If you need to get working programs delivered fast, you should add Ruby to your toolbox.

        This book is the only complete reference for both Ruby 1.9 and Ruby 2.0, the very latest version of Ruby.

        2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the Ruby language. We’re proud that throughout its history, we’ve continued to cover the latest version of Ruby.

        Would you like to go from first idea to working code much, much faster? Do you currently spend more time satisfying the compiler instead of your clients or end users? Are you frustrated with demanding languages that seem to get in your way, instead of getting the work done? Are you using Rails, and want to dig deeper into the underlying Ruby language? If so, then we’ve got a language and book for you!

        Ruby is a fully object-oriented language, much like the classic object-oriented language, Smalltalk. Like Smalltalk, it is dynamically typed (as opposed to Java or C++), but unlike Smalltalk, Ruby features the same conveniences found in modern scripting languages such as Perl and Python.

        The combination of the power of a pure object-oriented language with the convenience of a scripting language makes Ruby a favorite tool of intelligent, forward-thinking programmers.

        The Pickaxe contains four major sections:

        An acclaimed tutorial on using Ruby. The definitive reference to the language. Complete documentation of all built-in classes, modules, and methods. Complete descriptions of all 97 standard libraries.

        This is the reference manual for Ruby, including a description of all the standard library modules, a complete reference to all built-in classes and modules (including all the new and changed methods introduced by Ruby 1.9, 1.9.2, 1.9.3, and 2.0). It also includes all the new and changed syntax and semantics introduced since Ruby 1.8. Learn about the new parameter passing rules, local variable scoping in blocks, fibers, and the new block declaration syntax, among other exciting new features.

        About Ruby 2.0

        Ruby 2.0 is a minor update to Ruby 1.9, unlike the more major updates from Ruby 1.8 to Ruby 1.9.

        The major language changes in Ruby 2.0 are the addition of keyword arguments and the change to use UTF-8 as the default source file encoding.

        There are a number of additions to the standard library, including:

        @Enumerator::Lazy@, which adds support for lazy access to potentially infinite lists. Refinements allow you to encapsulate changes to third-party classes, and scope their application to individual source files, preventing your changes from polluting the global application.

        You’ll also find that Ruby 2 is faster, and has memory management improvements that make it more server-friendly.

        All told, there are over 110 sections of the book that have been flagged and cross-linked to indicate 2.0 content.

        What You Need

        This book assumes you have a basic understanding of object-oriented programming.

        In general, Ruby programmers tend to favor the the command line for running their code, and they tend to use text editors rather than IDEs.

        * Ruby runs on Windows, Linux, and Macs.

        Table of Contents

        Part I: Facets of Ruby
        Chapter 1. Getting Started
        Chapter 2. Ruby.new
        Chapter 3. Classes, Objects, and Variables
        Chapter 4. Containers, Blocks, and Iterators
        Chapter 5. Sharing Functionality: Inheritance, Modules, and Mixins
        Chapter 6. Standard Types
        Chapter 7. Regular Expressions
        Chapter 8. More About Methods
        Chapter 9. Expressions
        Chapter 10. Exceptions, catch, and throw
        Chapter 11. Basic Input and Output
        Chapter 12. Fibers, Threads, and Processes
        Chapter 13. Unit Testing
        Chapter 14. When Trouble Strikes!

        Part II: Ruby in Its Setting
        Chapter 15. Ruby and Its World
        Chapter 16. Namespaces, Source Files, and Distribution
        Chapter 17. Character Encoding
        Chapter 18. Interactive Ruby Shell
        Chapter 19. Documenting Ruby
        Chapter 20. Ruby and the Web
        Chapter 21. Ruby and Microsoft Windows

        Part III: Ruby Crystallized
        Chapter 22. The Ruby Language
        Chapter 23. Duck Typing
        Chapter 24. Metaprogramming
        Chapter 25. Reflection, ObjectSpace, and Distributed Ruby
        Chapter 26. Locking Ruby in the Safe

        Part IV: Ruby Library Reference
        Chapter 27. Built-in Classes and Modules
        Chapter 28. Standard Library
        Appendix A1. Support
        Appendix A2. Bibliography

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      • Book Name : Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0: The Pragmatic Programmers’ Guide, 4th Edition

        Edition : 4

        Author : Andy Hunt , Chad Fowler , Dave Thomas

        Publisher : Pragmatic Bookshelf

        Category : Computers & Internet

        ISBN-10 : 1937785491

        ISBN-13 : 9781937785499

        ASIN : 1937785491

        Pages : 888

        Language : English

        Publish Date : July 4, 2013
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