On 18 Dec 2006, at 10:07, Richard Conroy wrote:

> I rather liked its examples based approach, which very much suits the
> way I learn. What do others think of it? Is there a book like it that
> is better than it?


I've lost count of the times I've googled for ages for some ruby  
trick and found it in the Cookbook in about 10 seconds.  It's  
brilliant, and the discussion sections always highlight something  
useful.  If you've got a bit of experience, it can pretty much  
replace the reference section of the pickaxe.

Ashley