Check out the Ruby Garden wiki:

http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?ExampleDesignPatternsInRuby
http://www.rubygarden.org/ruby?RubyIdioms

Cheers,
            Nat.

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Dr. Nathaniel Pryce
B13media Ltd.
Studio 3a, Aberdeen Business Centre, 22/24 Highbury Grove, London, N5 2EA
http://www.b13media.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Merrick" <Steve.Merrick / anti-spam.Marconi.com>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 12:50 PM
Subject: Re: Idea for a book


> "Peter Hickman" <peter / semantico.com> wrote in message
> news:3CEA7101.6010607 / semantico.com...
> 
> > How about 'Design Patterns in Ruby'
> > so those of us that went to Uni
> > before OO became mainstream could learn.
> 
> Many patterns are language-independent, so you don't need a specific
> version for your chosen language, whatever it is. On the other hand,
> some (lower-level) patterns *are* specific to a particular language, and
> might not even make sense if you change to a different language.
> 
> I suggest you begin your study of patterns in general, while someone
> writes down the Ruby-specific patterns you need. Always remembering that
> patterns can only sensibly be recorded by someone who has encountered
> and overcome particular problems often enough to recognise them, and to
> codify general approaches to solving them. You could try Andy and Dave,
> but you know how lazy they are, sleeping *every* night, eating *every*
> day.... ;-)
> 
> --
> Steve Merrick
> 
> "Who cares, wins"
> 
> 
>