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The Little Book Of Ruby

The Fastest, Easiest Way To Learn Ruby ‘by example’

Download our free eBook and Ruby source code to get up to speed with Ruby in ten easy chapters.

Note: A revised 4th edition of The Little Book Of Ruby, to accompany an in-depth interactive course of (all-new) videos is available, by subscription, exclusively at:

Free eBook

10 Chapters – 87 pages…

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The Little Book Of Ruby is a PDF eBook which will guide you through the fundamentals of Ruby programming. Starting with the basics (strings, numbers, objects and methods) it quickly moves on to explain all you need to know to create your own class hierarchies, use arrays, hashes, iterators, modules, mixins and much more besides…

- See also: The Book Of Ruby

Free Source Code

More than 50 little sample programs demonstrate every topic in the book…

Download this Zip file for use with Ruby In Steel 2008 or any other editor/IDE...

Source Archive

You can load these source files into any Ruby editor or IDE. If you are using Sapphire or Ruby In Steel you may be able to load the entire project as a solution (depending on which version of the software you are using). Or you can import it to a new directory (File/New Project/Import) or, using Ruby In Steel Developer, you may Convert it ’in place’ (File/Open/Convert). Each program can be run in Ruby In Steel’s interactive console just by pressing CTRL-F5.


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