On Dec 14, 2005, at 3:03 PM, rubyhacker / gmail.com wrote:

> Hello, all.
>
> Thought I might as well announce this "officially" as many people
> know it already.
>
> The ink is dry on the contract, and I am working on a second edition
> of _The Ruby Way_. Expect to see it second quarter of 2006.
>
> To summarize: About 100 pages deleted, about 250 pages added.
> Updated from 1.6.8 to 1.8.4 (or thereabout).
>
> If you have comments or suggestions, feel free to make them.
>
> I can't cover everything, but I want to cover the important and
> interesting
> stuff (as time and space permit). If you see it in the "keyword soup"
> below, it's under consideration. If you think I've forgotten something
> important, please tell me in email.
>
>
> Thanks,
> Hal Fulton
>
>
> Keyword soup:
> Rockit racc rbison io/nonblock readpartial StringIO csv Oniguruma
> Madeleine Oracle DBI LDAP ORMs (AR, Og, etc.) define_method
> const_missing
> JTTUI Qt One-click installer EXERB imap pop3 SSL ssh tunnelling  
> OpenURI
> NNTP WEBrick Redcloth Bluecloth etc.  fastcgi Ruby on Rails Nitro
> amrita
> borges cgi-kit narf cerise SOAP REST WebDAV XML-RPC Okay (YAML)
> Rinda and Ring CORBA REXML irb Test::Unit xmp pp rcov generator
> enumerator
> OSX KirbyBase Cocoa YAML iCal etc. vCard RSS RDF RMagick Flash (Alph)
> PDF Rake mkmf extconf.rb SWIG Ruby/DL CVS Subversion gnuplot Mozilla
> Java .NET RDoc RubyGems setup.rb RAA RubyForge ri vim emacs Scite
> FreeRIDE RDE ArachnoRuby Komodo Eclipse Blog tools Wiki tools RCRs

Impressive list of topics! i will buy this book in a heart beat!

Cheers-

-Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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