Have you seen:

Home page for rexml:
http://www.germane-software.com/software/rexml/

Tutorial:
http://www.germane-software.com/software/rexml/docs/tutorial.html

Regards,
Nick

Stefan Lang wrote:

>Am Freitag, 3. Dezember 2004 02:50 schrieb Adam Fabian:
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>>I'm kind of getting the impression that Ruby might not be
>>well-documented in English.  I'm looking for a primary language to
>>pick up as a hobby (with, perhaps, as a bonus, some modicum of useful
>>applicability for the system administration I do), and from what I've
>>read of Programming Ruby online, I really like the syntax and design
>>and everything.  On the other hand, I'm a sucker for good
>>documentation.  Perl's syntax is frankly, in my humble opinion, ugly
>>and inscrutable, but it's certainly well-documented! ;)
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>I have got books for Perl in English and German (my native language) but
>it took me at about one month to understand most of Perl's syntax,
>built-in operators, file handling etc.
>And even now, I often have to look up documentation because
>I can't remember exactly how I have to dereference correctly
>a hash(ref) in an hash in an array......
>
>I startet learning Ruby about 10 days ago and I must admit,
>I am faster in writing Ruby code than Perl code, make less
>mistakes and I also understand more Ruby code written by others
>than Perl code.
>
>I started with the online version of the "Pragmatic Programmer's Guide":
>http://www.rubycentral.com/book/
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>>So, what's the Ruby experience like for a native English speaker with
>>no knowledge of Japanese and no inclination to read the Ruby source to
>>figure out how things work?
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>See above. My native language is German, but I learned only from
>English docs.
>
>Documentation of some standard modules could be better, like e.g. REXML,
>but perhaps I haven't looked at the right places for it...
>
>--
>Stefan
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