Ruby Developers Guide


  • . Syngress

An expert guide to Ruby, a popular new Object-Oriented Programming LanguageRuby is quickly becoming a favourite among developers who need a simple, straight forward, portable programming language. Ruby is ideal for quick and easy object-oriented programming such as processing text files or performing system management. Having been compared with other programming languages such as Perl, Python, PCL, Java, Eiffel, and C++; Ruby is popular because of its straight forward syntax and transparent semantics.Using step-by-step examples and real world applications, the Ruby Developer's Guide is designed for programmers and developer's looking to embrace the object-oriented features and functionality of this robust programming language. Readers will learn how to develop, implement, organize and deploy applications using Ruby.
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Book information

  • Published: February 2002
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-928994-64-0

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Booting RubyChapter 2: GUI ToolkitsChapter 3: Databases and Data-StoragesChapter 4: XML and RubyChapter 5: Concurrent and Distributed RubyChapter 6: World Wide Web and Networking ApplicationsChapter 7: Libraries and ToolsChapter 8: Specifications and TestingChapter 9: Profiling and Performance TuningChapter 10: Ruby Best Practice PatternsChapter 11: Parsers and Code GeneratorsChapter 12: Ruby InternalsChapter 13: Extending and Embedding RubyChapter 14: Ruby Solutions Fast Track