In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you write Ruby like true Rubyists do-so you can leverage its immense, surprising power. Olsen draws on years of. To do that, you need to go beyond syntax and absorb the “Ruby way” of thinking and problem solving. In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you understand Ruby . ELOQUENT RUBY. Russ Olsen. Upper Saddle River, NJ • Boston • Indianapolis • San Francisco. New York • Toronto • Montreal • London.

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Technical people who are trying to explain their work or their field have the advantage of knowing what they are talking klsen, but that’s really not enough. If you’re new to Ruby like I am I can only recommend reading this book, it’s worth the time!!! Update Company name to: Done right, the method names guide you through the logic of the code.

I think it might be an excellent compa Eloquent Ruby takes a ride through 30 topics about Ruby, from how the Ruby community idents code to Metaprogramming and how to publish a Gem to RubyGems. Amazing book about the Ruby language.

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Sep 10, Augusto rated it really liked it. Use Blocks to Iterate Chapter Nov 07, Milad Rastian rated it it was amazing. This book is divided into rubyy parts labeled: I’ll be recommending this to anyone learning Ruby. Olsen’s style is wonderful and keeps the content he is covering interesting.

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I’m also looking to do some screen or podcasting, but no definite plans on that front yet. InfoQ talked to the author of “Eloquent Ruby”, Russ Olsenabout the practical advice given in the book.

Interview: Russ Olsen on “Eloquent Ruby”

Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series 1 – 10 of 14 books. Refresh and try again. Reading this book made me a better Ruby developer. Create Self-Modifying Classes Chapter This book was perfect for me.

Eloquent Ruby takes a ride through 30 topics about Ruby, from how the Ruby community idents code to Metaprogramming and how to publish a Gem to RubyGems. Russ Olsen on “Eloquent Ruby”. Subscribe to our architect newsletter? Apr 02, Michael rated it really liked it.

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On the one hand you can pick up specific tips and techniques: SF Ruby Book Club: Part 3 was a good revision of metaprogramming basics. These sections alone justify the purchase of the book. The difference is that some of these techniques are familiar and some – for most of us – are still shiny and new. On the one hand, since LISP macros allow the programmer to transform the code before the parser sees it, LISP macros let you do some remarkable things. You ask if oksen more conventional design might not work just as well and be easier for the next programmer – who might well be you – to understand.

Mar 14, Adjaho Destiny marked it as to-read. The argument is often “we want the reader to be able to use this as a reference. When I look at my list of things that I should know more about, it starts with Erlang and runs through Clojure and JQuery and node. In one way it is great: Crafting good explanations is an art in itself, one that we need to get better at it or all this great new stuff is simply going to olseh us. Do you know of and use any eloquentt that can detect Ruby code that’s not eloquent?

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Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series.

Interview: Russ Olsen on “Eloquent Ruby”

Advanced developers might find it all a bit familiar, but its presented in a way that reinforces those best practices and still a worthwhile read.

I love the layout of each chapter, in that I feel it generally covers well why each feature is useful and how to avoid impaling yourself on the sharp stick of Ruby with said feature.

Can’t recommend it enough. Choose the Right Control Structure Chapter 3. Eloquent Ruby 20 reviews.

It explains all the important features in Ruby that you’ve missed in your beloved language! The final section felt rushed. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.