Tag Archives: Ruby
Rails 3 in a Nutshell, by Cody Fauser, James MacAulay, Edward Ocampo-Gooding, and John Guenin, O’Reilly, 2013 For experienced web programmers interested in expert-level Ruby on Rails material, written by some of the lead programmers of Shopify. Read it online … Continue reading
MacRuby – The Definitive Guide, Matt Aimonetti, O’Reilly, 2011 Mac programmers will want to read this book. It presents a great alternative to Objective-C. Legendary O’Reilly quality, 200 pages.
Service-oriented Design with Ruby and Rails, Paul Dix, 2011 Ruby programmers will learn how to interface with legacy systems, develop web services, and move into the cloud. 250 pages.
Using JRuby Bringing Ruby to Java, Charles Nutter, Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2011 Programmers will learn how to write Ruby on Rails web applications that run on app servers like Tomcat. You will use Java’s JDBC or Hibernate to connect Ruby to … Continue reading
Rails 3 in a Nutshell, Cody Fauser, O’Reilly, 2010 A concise introduction to Rails, an overview of commands and configurations, and a guide to the parts of Rails you’ll be using every day. Read the book-in-progress online here. Sorry, it’s … Continue reading
The Well-Grounded Rubyist / David A. Black, Manning, 2009 Here is an excellent tutorial for Ruby. It does not cover Rails. Well written, 500 pages.
The Ruby Programming Language / David Flanagan and Yukihiro Matsumoto, O’Reilly, 2008 If you want to really understand the Ruby language, this is the book to read. Legendary O’Reilly quality, 400 pages.
The Ruby Way, 2nd ed. / Hal Fulton, Addison-Wesley, 2007 A cookbook of 400 topics, with lots of example code. 800 pages.
Ruby on Rails for Dummies / by Barry Burd, Wiley, 2007 A chatty, very approachable book. 300 pages.