By Peter Cooper
Ruby could be top referred to as the engine powering the highly renowned Ruby on Rails net framework. besides the fact that, it really is a very strong and flexible programming language in its personal correct. It makes a speciality of simplicity and gives a completely object-oriented environment.
Beginning Ruby is a completely modern advisor for all sorts of reader desirous to examine Ruby, from amateur programmers to net builders to Ruby beginners. It begins through explaining the foundations at the back of object-oriented programming and inside of a couple of chapters builds towards making a real Ruby application.
The ebook then explains key Ruby ideas, equivalent to periods and gadgets; initiatives, modules, and libraries; and different points of Ruby reminiscent of database entry. furthermore, Ruby on Rails is roofed intensive, and the books appendixes supply crucial reference info in addition to a primer for knowledgeable programmers.
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I want to have fun in programming myself. —Yukihiro Matsumoto (Matz), creator of Ruby Ruby is a “best of breed” language that has been assembled from the best and most powerful programming features found in its predecessors. —Jim White Ruby makes me smile. com) R uby is a fun toy. It’s also a serious programming language. Ruby is the jolly uncle who keeps the kids entertained, but who puts in solid 12-hour days at the construction site during the week. To hundreds of thousands of programmers, Ruby has become a good friend, a trusted servant, and has revealed a new way of thinking about programming and software development.
They’d go in the Cat class. Everything Is an Object In this chapter we’ve looked at how Ruby can understand concepts in the form of classes and objects. We created virtual cats and dogs, gave them names, and triggered their methods (the bark method, for example). These basic concepts form the core of objectoriented programming, and you’ll use them constantly throughout this book. Dogs and cats are merely an example of the flexibility object orientation offers, but the concepts we’ve used so far could apply to most concepts, whether we’re giving a “ticket” a command to change its price or a “user” a command to change his or her password.
To get up and running as quickly as possible, follow these steps: 1. org/en/downloads/. 2. Scroll down to “Ruby on Windows,” about halfway down the page. qxd 1/10/07 7:51 PM Page 5 CHAPTER 1 ■ LET’S GET IT STARTED: INSTALLING RUBY 3. In the “Ruby on Windows” section, you’ll see a few links for different versions of Ruby you can download for Windows. 5. 4. Click the link you found in step 3 and save it to your desktop. 5. Once download has completed, look on your desktop for the Ruby EXE file you just downloaded, and double-click it to load the installer.