Asif Syed wrote:
> Hey guys, yet another ruby-nuby here. And I am totally floored, but 
> don't really know which book to start with. I am nearly a programming 
> newbie too. I've heard of two books - 1) Ruby in a Nutshell by 
> Matsumoto, himself. 2) Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmers' 
> Guide by Dave Thomas.
>
> Now which book do you guys suggest? Any one of the above or any other 
> book? I hope to get some great feedback. I also hope to join in the 
> conversation very soon, at least once I get hold of the book.
>
>   
Welcome to Ruby!
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