Apparently Linux Gazette has been running a series of tutorial articles on 
Ruby for the last three months.  Part 3 is now available at:
http://www.linuxgazette.com/issue86/ramankutty.html

Phil
-- 
"Or perhaps the truth is less interesting than the facts?" 
Amy Weiss (accusing theregister.co.uk of engaging in 'tabloid journalism')
Senior VP, Communications
Recording Industry Association of America