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Trademarks: Wiley, the Wiley Publishing logo, For Dummies, the Dummies Hwang and the members of the Ruby-NYC group, I say thanks. Ruby Monday Study Group curriculum for beginners If you'd like to print this book, or export it as a PDF try using this page, which is a single-page version of. About the Tutorial. Ruby is a scripting language designed by Yukihiro Matsumoto , also known as Matz. It runs on a variety of platforms, such as Windows, Mac.
HexaPDF was designed with ease of use and performance in mind. It uses lazy loading and lazy computing when possible and tries to produce small PDF files by default. The application can be used to perform common tasks like merging PDF files, decrypting or encrypting PDF files and so on. When HexaPDF is used as a library, it can be used to do all the task that the command line application does and much more. Requirements and Installation Since HexaPDF is written in Ruby, a working Ruby installation is needed - see the official installation documentation for details. Note that you need Ruby version 2.
Code School - Try Ruby.
An easy way to try basic Ruby in your browser without having to install anything. The site contains a 15 minute interactive tutorial. Learn Rails by Example. If you're new to programming, developing a Ruby on Rails application may be a little out of your league.
But Michael Hartl's free and comprehensive walkthrough aims to get you from "zero to deploy. Perhaps the most fun, interactive way to learn code.
It's coding-made-social, with tools for tracking your progress and sharing with friends. Khan Academy. Video tutorials on programming — along with thousands of videos on a wide breadth of other academic topics. A community programming site built to store scrapers and the data they collect. A wonderful resource for seeing how others scrape.
A Lifehacker reader also helpfully converted the guide into a PDF. How to Write Unmaintainable Code. A satirical guide on the many ways that code can be terrible. Sometimes the best way to learn something is to learn how not to do it. Learn Regex the Hard Way. I had also intended to do one for regular expressions but it looks like Zed is already on it. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs. This is one of the bibles of fundamental computer science.
At each stage of developing the sample application, we will write small, bite-sized pieces of code—simple enough to understand, yet novel enough to be challenging.
There are also many web development shops that specialize in Rails, such as ENTP, thoughtbot, Pivotal Labs, and Hashrocket, plus innumerable independent consultants, trainers, and contrac- tors. What makes Rails so great? Rails also adapts rapidly to new developments in web technology and frame- work design.
The comments below contain some suggestions for approaching the Rails Tu- torial depending on your background. The answer depends on your personal learning style and how much 1. On the other hand, many beginning Rails developers are excited about making web applications, and would rather not slog through a page book on pure Ruby before ever writing a single web page.
In this case, I recommend following the short interactive tutorial at Try Ruby,2 and then optionally do the free tutorial at Rails for Zombies3 to get a taste of what Rails can do. Another common question is whether to use tests from the start. Inexperienced programmers: The Rails Tutorial is not aimed principally at beginning programmers, and web applications, even relatively simple ones, are by their nature fairly complex.
Experienced programmers new to web development: Your previous experi- ence means you probably already understand ideas like classes, methods, data structures, etc.
Ruby even lets you put semicolons at the ends of lines if you miss them too much. The book is designed for beginners to programming that are looking to learn Ruby.
It shows you at a gentle pace how to build basic skills in Ruby programming. The video lectures are not included. You can also purchase paper versions of the book.
The Book of Ruby takes a hands-on approach. It contains pages in 20 chapters. It is provided in the form of a PDF. Ruby Best Practices by Gregory T Brown Ruby Best Practices aims to help Ruby developers from a wide range of skill levels improve their fundamental understanding of the language via exposure to the common practices and idioms that many seasoned Rubyists take for granted.