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Ruby: Visual QuickStart Guide

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-55385-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-55385-0
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-60256-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-60256-5

This book is for those new to programming or that know other programming languages and would like to know Ruby. The book teaches the fundamentals of object-oriented programming and starts with creating a basic program. Everything is covered such as control structures and variables, taking input, and creating output. Moving from the basic to more advanced topics, a solid understanding of Ruby is taught in logical progression. The book ends with an overview of the Web development framework, Ruby on Rails.

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Arrays, Ranges, and Hashes in Ruby

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Simple Scripts
Chapter 3: Simple Types
Chapter 4: Arrays, Ranges, and Hashes
Chapter 5: Control Structures
Chapter 6: Creating Methods
Chapter 7: Creating Classes
Chapter 8: Inheritance and More
Chapter 9: Modules and Includes
Chapter 10: Regular Expressions
Chapter 11: Debugging and Error Handling
Chapter 12: RubyGems
Chapter 13: Directories and Files
Chapter 14: Databases
Chapter 15: Networking
Chapter 16: Ruby on Rails
Chapter 17: Dynamic Programming
Index

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