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Ruby Way

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ISBN-10: 0672320835

ISBN-13: 9780672320835

Edition: 2002

Authors: Hal Fulton, Guy Hurst

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Ruby is a high-level, object-oriented scripting language developed in the late-1990s in Japan. This handbook enables programmers to incorporate Ruby into their daily routines. It shows how flexible and powerful Ruby can be.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 12/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 9.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Introduction
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
Simple Data Tasks
Strings
Regular Expressions
Numbers
Times and Dates
Summary
Manipulating Structured Data
Working with Arrays
Working with Hashes
Working with Stacks and Queues
Working with Trees
Working with Graphs
Summary
External Data Manipulation
Working with Files and Directories
Performing Higher-Level Data Access
Connecting to External Databases
Summary
OOP and Dynamicity in Ruby
Everyday OOP Tasks
More Advanced Techniques
Working in Advanced Programming Disciplines
Summary
Graphical Interfaces for Ruby
Ruby/Tk
Ruby/GTK
FX/Ruby (FOX)
Other GUIs
Summary
Ruby Threads
Greating and Manipulating Threads
Synchronizing Threads
Summary
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
Network and Web Programming
Network Servers
Network Clients
Ruby and the Web Server
Ruby and CGI Programming
Distributed Ruby
XML Parsing in Ruby
Summary
From Perl to Ruby
From Python to Ruby
Tools and Utilities
Resources on the Web (and Elsewhere)
What's New in Ruby 1.8
Index