On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Demonic Software
<demonic.software / gmail.com> wrote:
>  Also, is there book that speaks about the core aspects of Ruby programming,
>  giving detailed Networking, thread programming, etc.  Basically, I am
>  looking for a general reference book that covers a wide range of areas in
>  Ruby programming, which are accompanied by examples.  Additionally, the
>  topics do not need to cover Ruby on Rails.  Thanks.

You need "The Ruby Way", Second Edition, by Hal Fulton.

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Avdi