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On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Victor Reyes <victor.reyes / gmail.com>
wrote:

> Team,
>
> Is there a good book exclusively devoted to Networking in Ruby?
>
> As I continue learning and struggling on my journey to become a Rubyst (is
> it Rubist?), I noticed that my suffering could be lessen if I could put my
> hands on a good Ruby book exclusively dedicated to networking.
> Something like "Networking in Ruby" or "Ruby in a Networked World" or
> something to that effect. That book would collect all the current knowledge
> in network programming, as it relates to Ruby:
>
>
>   1. Sockets - This would describe all type of socket programming.
>   2. HTTP with all its variations.
>   3. Threads as it relates to Inter-Process Communications.
>   4. NET
>   5. SSL
>   6. SSH
>   7. FTP
>   8. EventMachine
>   9. GServer
>   10. DB (DB2, Oracle, PostGres, MySql) communications.
>   11. ...and everything else I missed here, which I bet is more than what I
>   listed here!
>
>
> To be successful and useful the book must go beyond what's covered on RDoc.
> It should have myriads of examples for people that learn by example, like
> I.
> The book should also cover the major platforms *NIX, Mac, Wintel.
> It should also cover networking on small devices such as cell phones, etc.
> I
> think all the info is already loosely available and it is just matter of
> putting things together.
>

You might want to check out the Ruby Cookbook.  While it doesn't cover
everything you mentioned, it does provide great examples for the areas it
does cover.

Michael Guterl

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