On Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 9:20 PM, Scott Shaffer <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> I'm currently working my way through that book.
>
> I would recommend it, even for non-rubyists.
>
> It lacks a lot of the cruft you would probably see in a Java book, which
> I think makes it better for learning concepts.
>
> The principles she teaches are sound and applicable to Java.
>
> Perhaps start a discussion group at work. Provide a way for people not
> familiar with Ruby syntax and idioms to ask questions. Review the book
> on your own and offer to give an introductory class that covers enough
> of the basics that people will be able to follow along in the book.

Thanks all for your comments. I think I'll buy it if I get some budget :-)

Jesus.