Thank you all for such wonderful advice!

My background is basically just simple shell scripting.

I wish to avoid PDF because I don't want to hurt my eyes too much.

So anyway, how come nobody mentioned O'Reilly?
I thought they were good at it!

All the best,
Kyrre

At 21:30 14.10.2006, Kyrre Nyg?rd wrote:

>         Hey all!
>
>         I aspire to become a great Ruby as well 
> as Rails developer. But what books should I buy?
>
>         01 
> <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0974514055/ref=ord_cart_shr/102-8499224-6872917?%5Fencoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance>Programming 
> Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmers' Guide, Second Edition
>         02 
> <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/097669400X/ref=ord_cart_shr/102-8499224-6872917?%5Fencoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance>Agile 
> Web Development with Rails: A Pragmatic Guide (Pragmatic Programmers)
>         03 
> <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0596101325/ref=ord_cart_shr/102-8499224-6872917?%5Fencoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance>Ruby 
> on Rails: Up and Running
>         04 
> <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0596527314/ref=ord_cart_shr/102-8499224-6872917?%5Fencoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance>Rails 
> Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))
>         05 
> <http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0596523696/ref=ord_cart_shr/102-8499224-6872917?%5Fencoding=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&v=glance>Ruby 
> Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))
>
>         Is this a good mixture? For instance, 
> with 02, do I really need 03? Or with 03, do I 
> really need 02? Please give me your input guys. 
> I don't have too much money to spend.
>
>Thanks,
>Kyrre
>