Ruby Pocket Reference

Author: Michael Fitzgerald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 149192599X
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
Updated for Ruby 2.2, this handy reference offers brief yet clear explanations of Ruby’s core elements—from operators to blocks to documentation creation—and highlights the key features you may work with every day. Need to know the correct syntax for a conditional? Forgot the name of that String method? This book is organized to help you find the facts fast. Ruby Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition is ideal for experienced programmers who are new to Ruby. Whether you’ve come to Ruby because of Rails, or you want to take advantage of this clean, powerful, and expressive language for other applications, this reference will help you easily pinpoint the information you need. You’ll find detailed reference material for: Keywords, operators, comments, numbers, and symbols Variables, pre-defined global variables, and regular expressions Conditional statements, method use, classes, and exception handling Methods for the BasicObject, Object, Kernel, String, Array, and Hash classes Time formatting directives New syntax since Ruby 1.9

Ruby in a Nutshell

Author: Yukihiro Matsumoto
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596002149
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
Introduces Ruby's object-oriented programming capabilities, detailing command-line options, syntax, built-in variables, functions, commonly used classes and modules, environment variables, operators, methods, and security.

Ruby Cookbook

Author: Lucas Carlson
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449373674
Format: PDF
Download Now
Why spend time on coding problems that others have already solved when you could be making real progress on your Ruby project? This updated cookbook provides more than 350 recipes for solving common problems, on topics ranging from basic data structures, classes, and objects, to web development, distributed programming, and multithreading. Revised for Ruby 2.1, each recipe includes a discussion on why and how the solution works. You’ll find recipes suitable for all skill levels, from Ruby newbies to experts who need an occasional reference. With Ruby Cookbook, you’ll not only save time, but keep your brain percolating with new ideas as well. Recipes cover: Data structures including strings, numbers, date and time, arrays, hashes, files and directories Using Ruby’s code blocks, also known as closures OOP features such as classes, methods, objects, and modules XML and HTML, databases and persistence, and graphics and other formats Web development with Rails and Sinatra Internet services, web services, and distributed programming Software testing, debugging, packaging, and distributing Multitasking, multithreading, and extending Ruby with other languages

Rails Pocket Reference

Author: Eric Berry
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596520700
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Rails 2.0 brings the acclaimed Rails framework to a new level of stability and power. At the same time, however, the number of moving parts remains impressive. The Rails Pocket Reference gives developers an alternative to aspirin and hunting for current references online. The Rails Pocket Reference covers all of the most frequently used methods and structures supported by Rails 2.0, and also explains key concepts needed to work through the most tangled corners of Rails.

Regular Expression Pocket Reference

Author: Tony Stubblebine
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449338933
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
This handy little book offers programmers a complete overview of the syntax and semantics of regular expressions that are at the heart of every text-processing application. Ideal as a quick reference, Regular Expression Pocket Reference covers the regular expression APIs for Perl 5.8, Ruby (including some upcoming 1.9 features), Java, PHP, .NET and C#, Python, vi, JavaScript, and the PCRE regular expression libraries. This concise and easy-to-use reference puts a very powerful tool for manipulating text and data right at your fingertips. Composed of a mixture of symbols and text, regular expressions can be an outlet for creativity, for brilliant programming, and for the elegant solution. Regular Expression Pocket Reference offers an introduction to regular expressions, pattern matching, metacharacters, modes and constructs, and then provides separate sections for each of the language APIs, with complete regex listings including: Supported metacharacters for each language API Regular expression classes and interfaces for Ruby, Java, .NET, and C# Regular expression operators for Perl 5.8 Regular expression module objects and functions for Python Pattern-matching functions for PHP and the vi editor Pattern-matching methods and objects for JavaScript Unicode Support for each of the languages With plenty of examples and other resources, Regular Expression Pocket Reference summarizes the complex rules for performing this critical text-processing function, and presents this often-confusing topic in a friendly and well-organized format. This guide makes an ideal on-the-job companion.

Computer Science Programming Basics in Ruby

Author: Ophir Frieder
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449356850
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
If you know basic high-school math, you can quickly learn and apply the core concepts of computer science with this concise, hands-on book. Led by a team of experts, you’ll quickly understand the difference between computer science and computer programming, and you’ll learn how algorithms help you solve computing problems. Each chapter builds on material introduced earlier in the book, so you can master one core building block before moving on to the next. You’ll explore fundamental topics such as loops, arrays, objects, and classes, using the easy-to-learn Ruby programming language. Then you’ll put everything together in the last chapter by programming a simple game of tic-tac-toe. Learn how to write algorithms to solve real-world problems Understand the basics of computer architecture Examine the basic tools of a programming language Explore sequential, conditional, and loop programming structures Understand how the array data structure organizes storage Use searching techniques and comparison-based sorting algorithms Learn about objects, including how to build your own Discover how objects can be created from other objects Manipulate files and use their data in your software

The Ruby Programming Language

Author: David Flanagan
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596516177
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
A guide to Ruby programming covers such topics as datatypes and objects, expressions, classes and modules, control structures, and the Ruby platform.

Learning Ruby

Author: Michael Fitzgerald
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596555320
Format: PDF
Download Now
You don't have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don't need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book -- a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road. Interest in Ruby stems from the popularity of Rails, the web development framework that's attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and PHP. But there are plenty of other uses for this versatile language. The best way to learn is to just try the code! You'll find examples on nearly every page of this book that you can imitate and hack. Briefly, this book: Outlines many of the most important features of Ruby Demonstrates how to use conditionals, and how to manipulate strings in Ruby. Includes a section on regular expressions Describes how to use operators, basic math, functions from the Math module, rational numbers, etc. Talks you through Ruby arrays, and demonstrates hashes in detail Explains how to process files with Ruby Discusses Ruby classes and modules (mixins) in detail, including a brief introduction to object-oriented programming (OOP) Introduces processing XML, the Tk toolkit, RubyGems, reflection, RDoc, embedded Ruby, metaprogramming, exception handling, and other topics Acquaints you with some of the essentials of Rails, and includes a short Rails tutorial. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions, and appendices provide you with a glossary of terms related to Ruby programming, plus reference material from the book in one convenient location. If you want to take Ruby out for a drive, Learning Ruby holds the keys.

Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts

Author: Steve Pugh
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593271824
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
Contains fifty-eight Ruby scripts to solve a variety of problems for system administration, image manipulation, and management of a Website.