Robert Peirce wrote:

> I am trying to learn ruby 1.6.8 on a Mac PowerBook G4.  I bought the 
> book, which was very helpful.  However, over the years I have found I 
> learn a language quicker if I can see and run some actual programs.  I 
> grabbed the samples directory from the Windows package that I have at 
> the office (1.8), but they seem to be more related to TK/TCL than to 
> ruby.  So, is there a source of ruby sample programs out there that I 
> can grab to play with?

Look at rubyforge.org or RAA.