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Gregory T. Brown is a New Haven, CT based Rubyist who spends most of his time on free software projects in Ruby. His main projects are Prawn and Ruport, and he is also the author of the upcoming book Ruby Best Practices. He also is in possession of a small bamboo plant that seems to be invincible, and he is quite proud of this accomplishment.
The book is good. It showed me couple of techniques. Author promised to write one more version, it sounds exiting to me! Thanks Gregory T. Brown for writing this. Read morePublished on January 11, 2012 by Bogdan Kulbida
This book is easy to read and follow. The author's approach both witty and easy to follow. His presentation is a perfect balance of not being too technical but technical enough to... Read morePublished on November 27, 2010 by NicholasC
Even though the author knows what he's talking about, he takes quite a while (in each and every case) to get to the point. Read morePublished on June 28, 2010 by Harold Campbell
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. As an experienced programmer and intermediate level Rubyist (doing Ruby for about a year) most other books are too basic. Read morePublished on June 1, 2010 by T. Huss
3 stars - the book as it stands
5 stars - the book how it WILL be
David Flanagan and Yukihiro Matsumoto's book "The Ruby Programming Language" was much more useful... Read more
After learning the basics of Ruby and feeling at ease with the language, it's time to take it to the next level. It's time to start writing code like the experts: the Ruby way. Read morePublished on March 12, 2010 by Raoul Felix
I've been developing in Ruby and in Rails for several years, but have not taken the time to make sure that my coding standards and techniques are in line with other Ruby... Read morePublished on March 3, 2010 by J. Fister
As I was managing a Python to Ruby conversion, Ruby Best Practices was just about the best book I picked up to get over the initial hurdle. Read morePublished on February 5, 2010 by Devin J. Naquin
If you're coming here to expect a cookbook you needn't bother. What you'll find instead, is a thoughtful guide to the gestalt of Ruby development. Read morePublished on September 25, 2009 by Alex Vollmer