Getting Started with Ruby programming language

A complet tutorial about Ruby programming language under 594 pages for advanced level students, free training document in PDF by David Flanagan and Yukihiro Matsumoto.

This book begins with a quick-start tutorial to the language, and then explains the language in detail from the bottom up: from lexical and syntactic structure to datatypes to expressions and statements and on through methods, blocks, lambdas, closures, classes and modules. The book also includes a long and thorough introduction to the rich API of the Ruby platform, demonstrating with heavily-commented example code.

Ruby's facilities for text processing, numeric manipulation, collections, input/output, networking, and concurrency. An entire chapter is devoted to Ruby's metaprogramming capabilities.

Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Try Ruby
  • The Structure and Execution of Ruby Programs
  • Lexical Structure
  • Syntactic Structure
  • File Structure
  • Program Encoding
  • Program Execution
  • Datatypes and Objects
  • Numbers
  • Text
  • Arrays
  • Hashes
  • Ranges
  • Symbols
  • Expressions and Operators
  • Statements and Control Structures
  • Conditionals
  • Loops
  • Iterators and Enumerable Objects
  • Methods, Procs, Lambdas, and Closures
  • Defining Simple Methods
  • Method Arguments
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File type : pdf
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Created: 2017-04-01

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