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Ruby Way
By Hal Fulton
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    Copyright
    Foreword
    About the Author
    Acknowledgments
    Tell Us What You Think!
    Introduction
      How This Book Works
      What Is the Ruby Way?
    Chapter 1.  Ruby in Review
      Some Words on Object Orientation
      Basic Ruby Syntax and Semantics
      OOP in Ruby
      Dynamic Aspects of Ruby
      Training Your Intuition: Things to Remember
    Chapter 2.  Simple Data Tasks
      Strings
      Regular Expressions
      Numbers
      Times and Dates
      Summary
    Chapter 3.  Manipulating Structured Data
      Working with Arrays
      Working with Hashes
      Working with Stacks and Queues
      Working with Trees
      Working with Graphs
      Summary
    Chapter 4.  External Data Manipulation
      Working with Files and Directories
      Performing Higher-Level Data Access
      Connecting to External Databases
      Summary
    Chapter 5.  OOP and Dynamicity in Ruby
      Everyday OOP Tasks
      More Advanced Techniques
      Working in Advanced Programming Disciplines
      Summary
    Chapter 6.  Graphical Interfaces for Ruby
      Ruby/Tk
      Ruby/GTK
      FX/Ruby (FOX)
      Other GUIs
      Summary
    Chapter 7.  Ruby Threads
      Creating and Manipulating Threads
      Synchronizing Threads
      Summary
    Chapter 8.  Scripting and System Administration
      Running External Programs
      Command-Line Options and Arguments
      The Shell Library
      Accessing Environment Variables
      Scripting in Microsoft Windows
      Working with Files, Directories, and Trees
      Miscellaneous Scripting Tasks
      Summary
    Chapter 9.  Network and Web Programming
      Network Servers
      Network Clients
      Ruby and the Web Server
      Ruby and CGI Programming
      Distributed Ruby
      XML Parsing in Ruby
      Summary
    appendix A.  From Perl to Ruby
      Ruby One-Liners
      Another Code Example
      More Examples
      Modules, Etc.
      Miscellaneous
    appendix B.  From Python to Ruby
      A Different World View
      A Different Program Model
      Some Syntax Differences
      Keywords
      Variable Prefixes
      Objects
      Methods
      Methods and Dot Notation
      Method Calls and Parentheses
      Method Naming Conflicts
      Parameters and Default Arguments
      proc s and iterator Blocks
      Statements and Expressions
      Basic I/O
      Numbers
      Strings
      True and False Values
      Arrays
      Dictionaries Are Hashes
      Classes
      Modules
      Threading Model
      Exception Handling
      Garbage Collection
      Extensions
      Some More Equivalencies
      Other Notes
      Conclusion
    appendix C.  Tools and Utilities
      Programming Aids
      RAD Tools and IDEs
      Ruby Online Documentation
      Miscellaneous Interactive Tools
      Documentation Aids
    appendix D.  Resources on the Web (and Elsewhere)
      Web Page for This Book
      Web Resources for Ruby
      Mailing Lists and Newsgroups
      Ruby on IRC
      Other Ruby Books
      Other Recommended Books
    appendix E.  What's New in Ruby 1.8
      Changes in Syntax and General Behavior
      Changes in Libraries
      Changes in Modules and Classes
     

   

 

 



The Ruby Way
The Ruby Way, Second Edition: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming (2nd Edition)
ISBN: 0672328844
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2000
Pages: 119
Authors: Hal Fulton

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