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MacRuby in Action

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ISBN-10: 1935182498

ISBN-13: 9781935182498

Edition: 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Brendan G. Brendan G. Lim, Jerry Jerry Cheung, Jeremy Jeremy McAnally, Jerry Cheung

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For developers who have learned the elegant and highly productive Ruby language, it can be a real drag to switch back to a traditional static programming tool like Objective-C. MacRuby, a Ruby 1.9 implementation that sits directly on the Mac OS X core, gives Rubyists the potential to code Cocoa apps without sacrificing the language features they've come to depend on. MacRuby In Action is a tutorial for Ruby developers who want to code for OS X without learning Objective-C. Readers will learn the ins and outs of the MacRuby language, including straightforward examples of creating OS X applications using Cocoa components. The core of the book is an example-driven tour of the Cocoa framework…    
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Manning Publications Company
Publication date: 4/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Brendan G. Lim is a professional web and mobile developer. He is a Y Combinator alum and is the co-founder of Kicksend, a mobile-focused startup that lets people send and print photo albums. Brendan is the author of MacRuby in Action.

Jerry Cheung loves creating software. He started experimenting with Ruby on Rails in 2007 and has been hooked on Ruby ever since. Upon graduating from Berkeley, he joined Coupa and later went on to start his own company Outspokes with several friends from Berkeley. He currently works as a Rails engineer at Intridea, and experiments with emerging technologies like Macruby, and Node.js.

Jeremy McAnally has been programming for about eight years and doing graphic design for four years. He is curerntly a freelance Ruby and Rails developer, consultant, and author. He has over three years' experience with Ruby and two years' with Rails; in that time has has developed a number of small, localized intranet systems and mediumt- large-scale systems in Ruby.