Timothy Hunter wrote:
> 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.
>>
>>   

David A. Black's, Ruby for Rails.

Doesn't matter if you use, know, or care about Rails.  You can think of 
Rails as the 'sample app' every book needs.



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James Britt

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  -  The Breakfast Club (1985)