Dirk Meijer wrote:
> hi everyone :-)
> i love ruby, i love it a lot, but me being a highschool student, i have to
> learn java for my computer science class.. and i'm not looking forward to it
> at all..
> but i was wondering if you guys (who are obviously more experienced than i
> am, in both java and ruby) could point out some similarities, so i could
> start off a little faster, and some of the not-so-obvious differences and
> the these-are-not-the-sames...
> greetings, Dirk.

There is a presentation on Ruby for Java Developers that I believe goes 
into this:


http://ruby-doc.org/whyruby

See the item titled, "10 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know About 
Ruby"

And browse around ruby-doc for more help and information.

http://ruby-doc.org/gettingstarted



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