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Ruby Best Practices--New from O'Reilly
Increase Your Productivity--Write Better Code
Sebastopol, CA--How do you write truly elegant code with Ruby? "Ruby Best Practices" (O'Reilly, US
$34.99) by Gregory Brown is for programmers who want to use Ruby as experienced Rubyists do.
Written by the developer of the Ruby project Prawn, this concise book explains how to design
beautiful APIs and domain-specific languages with Ruby, as well as how to work with functional
programming ideas and techniques that can simplify your code and make you more productive. You'll
learn how to write code that's readable, expressive, and much more.
"Ruby Best Practices" will help you:
* Understand the secret powers unlocked by Ruby's code blocks
* Learn how to bend Ruby code without breaking it, such as mixing in modules on the fly
* Discover the ins and outs of testing and debugging, and how to design for testability
* Learn to write faster code by keeping things simple
* Develop strategies for text processing and file management, including regular expressions
* Understand how and why things can go wrong
* Reduce cultural barriers by leveraging Ruby's multilingual capabilities
This book also offers you comprehensive chapters on driving code through tests, designing APIs, and
project maintenance. Learn how to make the most of this rich, beautiful language with "Ruby Best
For a review copy or more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your
delivery address and contact information.
Gregory Brown is a New Haven, CT based Rubyist who spends most of his time on free software
projects in Ruby. He is the original author of Ruby Reports.
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover
graphic, see: http://post.oreilly.com/rd/9z1znkplrt7rr417ktv45v9gaubmtf...
Ruby Best Practices
ISBN 10: 9780596523008, 328 pages,
Book Price: $34.99 USD, Â£26.99 GBP
PDF Price: $27.99 USD
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