For me The Ruby Way represented this idion introduction. And afaik a
2nd version is in preparings.

./alex
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.w( the_mindstorm )p.
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(http://themindstorms.blogspot.com)


On 6/30/06, uncutstone wu <uncutstone / sina.com> wrote:
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> As ruby popularity growing, more and more newbie programmer need a way
> to improve their ruby ability effectively. Reading examplar code should
> be a good way to achieve that goal. Are there somebody collecting and
> cleansing  ruby code idioms ? Or somebody is writing a book like
> effective C++ or effective Java?
>
> I have programmed with Ruby for half a year , and I have read Pickaxe,
> Agile web development with Rails , Ruby developer's guide, the Ruby way
> etc. But there isn't a book can fill the gap.
>
> I am eagerly looking forward to such a book full of  Ruby code idioms
> which can also acts as a style guideline.
>
> I  really think we need a "effective Ruby " now.
>
> Best Regards.
>
> uncutstone
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