The Well-Grounded Rubyist by David Black
Description Ruby is a dynamic language perfect for creating applications, development tools, and administrative scripts. The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Third Edition is a perfect tutorial for newcomers to Ruby and a great way for experienced Rubyists to deepen their understanding of the language. Key features * Fully updated to cover the latest in Ruby 2.5 * Clear explanations of Ruby concepts and how to apply them * Simple examples to seal in the learning * Prepares readers to use Ruby anywhere for any purpose Audience This book teaches Ruby from the ground up. The reader should have command of basic programming concepts in another language. About the technology Because it's the backbone of the well-loved Ruby on Rails web framework, Ruby has become one of the most popular programming languages in the world. David A. Black is an internationally-known Ruby developer, author, trainer, speaker, and event organizer, as well as a co-founder of Ruby Central. Joseph Leo III is a Ruby teacher, mentor, and community advocate. He is the lead organizer of the Gotham Ruby Conference (GoRuCo) and founder of Def Method.