Great book for absolute beginners yet expansive enough for even experts to learn something new.
I have found this book o be very well written, organized and easy to follow, regardless of of the reader's programming experience and/or Ruby knowledge.
Maybe you eventually come to understand it by the end of the book, but it kills the fun so ruthlessly - life's to short to torture yourself like that.
Generally this book needs a good editor. It is not a good guide for a beginner. While the subject matter is good for a beginner, he misses many chances to help the beginner make... Read morePublished 1 hour ago by Larry Manning
While outdated, this is still a great beginner book. Be sure you're using the correct Ruby version when going through this book. I created an RVM gemfile with Ruby 1.9. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kudzai Nyandoro
Great book! Teaches the fundamentals to the complicated. Learn this and add Rails will make you a powerful programmer. Read morePublished 2 months ago by William E. Gleason
I am new to Ruby and have been learning from various online services. This has really expanded my knowledge. The book is split into 3 major sections/parts. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nicholas Cantelmi
Haven't finished it yet, working through a ruby course, but what I have read it seems to walk a good balance between the required technical/syntax detail, and explanatory text in... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Steven Stanley
A little too advanced for someone with my skill set..........but will keep as a reference when I advance my abilities in Ruby.Published 5 months ago by Robert J. Finnican
Great book for absolute beginners yet expansive enough for even experts to learn something new. I will be referring to this book quite often and it will be of great service to me.Published 6 months ago by parth patel
Nice read. I used this book to pick up ruby. The web development part is outdated, so ignore that part of it. The ruby parts are good though. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Nick R.
this book is really good if you want to start learning ruby programming. i bought the kindle version and got it on my ipad to read through the kindle app.Published 13 months ago by James Almeida