On Apr 29, 12:53 pm, Ewald Cress <ewaldcr... / rocketmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Amen to adding David's book to your collection!
> Between that, "Agile Web Development with Rails" and
> the Pickaxe, you've got your Ruby and Rails bases
> covered, with precious little redundancy between them.
> I really value David's book for giving one a feel for
> Ruby idioms *and* Rails idioms though. As a newbie to
> both, it has given me that bit more confidence in
> understanding the two overlapping cultures.
>
> Ewald Cress
>
> --- "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <z... / cesmail.net>
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> > > after playing a bit with ruby I also wanna put my
> > head into ruby on
> > > rails. What is the best paper to learn from? What
> > advice can you give me?
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> > I'd start with David A. Black's _Ruby for Rails_.
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Being new to the community myself, I agree with these recommendations,
especially PickAxe and David Black's book.

Mike B.