—Obie Fernandez, Professional Ruby Series Editor xx . Russ’ first book is the highly regarded Design Patterns in Ruby (Addison-Wesley. The newest book in the renowned Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series, Eloquent Ruby will help you “put on your Ruby-colored glasses” and get results. (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series). by In Eloquent Ruby, Russ Olsen helps you write Ruby like true Rubyists do-so you can leverage its immense.

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Return to Book Page. Quotes from Eloquent Ruby. By concentrating on one thing, your methods are not only easier to write, they are also easier to understand. It is about expressing yourself fluently in ruby, not just using ruby syntax to force the computer to do your will. Chapter about eloqueht expressions explained the stuff better than many regexp books do. Paperbackpages. I really liked the flow of the book, it’s not dense at all and it’s full of examples.

Trivia About Eloquent Elowuent. Request an Instructor or Media review copy. For a long time I am trying to read a Ruby book.

Don’t need to convert to Ruby immediately, just take look and enjoy Ruby’s eloquence and beauty.

Eloquent Ruby

Know Your Ruby Professionnal Chapter The writing was entertaining though a bit rough in a few places. Books by Russ Olsen. If you’re looking for a book that would introduce you to Ruby when you’re coming from other languages, this is it. Use Symbols to Stand for Something Chapter 7. It is about shaping your code and expressing your intent. Can’t recommend it enough.


You’ll learn how to write code that actually looks like Ruby not Java profesxional C ; why Ruby has so many control structures; how to use strings, expressions, and symbols; and what dynamic typing is really good for. Nov 14, blake rated it it was amazing Shelves: Unlimited one-month access with your purchase. It has the feel of a book that has been aggressively edited down to be a readable length, but there are a few places where you come up feeling like there is more to the story that might help.

Also it reminded me about so many features in ruby that I don’t get to use every day. Oct 18, Andrew rated it it was amazing.

This is the type of books that I like to read: Eloquent Ruby starts small, answering tactical questions focused on a single statement, method, test, or bug. Mostly written for people coming to Ruby from other programming languages, Russ Olsen doesn’t dwell on banalities, but professionsl teaches you good, idiomatic Ruby.

Define Operators Respectfully Chapter 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. Is this book good for beginners of ruby? Eloquent Ruby 20 reviews.

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Start Free Trial No credit card required. Classes, Modules, and Blocks Chapter Done right, the method ruyb guide you through the logic of the code.


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Reading this book made me a better Ruby developer. Olsen’s style is wonderful and keeps the content he is covering interesting.

Thanks for this book! He concludes with powerful project-level features and techniques ranging from gems to Domain Specific Languages. Admittedly it was wrapping things up and “pulling it all together”, but aside from the chapter on gems the other topics were covered at a higher level than I would weslej liked. Programming Skills for Data Science: And the contrived, but of course example seemed like it might be too broad and vague to hang your hat on. Classes, Modules, and Blocks Chapter I think by reading this book I got a different perspective about my Ruby on Rails application.

Wespey your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon. Check out video courses. May 30, Gyuri rated it it was amazing Shelves: It sounds like this book is meant for experienced ruby programmers.