Ruby Recipes

A Problem-Solution Approach

Authors: Mandal, Malay

  • Shows how Ruby can be used to do scripting tasks with intermediate complexity
  • Teaches readers enough features to do day-to-day scripting work
  • Excellent coverage of Regex
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About this book

Solve your Ruby programming problems that occur during your day-to-day scripting work. This book contains a varied selection of practical and interesting code recipes designed to make your coding life easier. Ruby Recipes includes solutions to problems in working with data, handling exceptions, writing blocks, and using regular expressions.

This book provides ready scripts for both simple complex scripting tasks, which you can use readily or with only minor modifications. These scripts cover areas such as collections, classes and structures, functional programming, and log handling. With these handy recipes at your fingertips, you will be able to solve those niggling problems and become even more efficient.



What You Will Learn 
  • Install and run Ruby
  • Read and write data
  • Write functions
  • Work with arrays, ranges, hashes, and iterators
  • Handle dates and time
  • Process XML as text
  • Master OOP concepts such as classes, objects, subclassing, and inheritance
  • Connect to databases


Who This Book Is For
Programmers new to Ruby, and web developers interested in knowing the foundations of the language.

About the authors

A Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from IISc, Bangalore ('94), Malay is working in IT for the last 22 or so years. He worked across multiple geographical locations (India, Japan, Singapore, UK ..), across multiple technology stack and for quite a few well known organisations (Telstra, JP Morgan, Citigroup etc.). He quite often actively learns new things, and his creation (other than books) include Apps in Google Play, and some small wooden pieces of furniture at home.

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Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2469-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2468-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ruby Recipes
Book Subtitle
A Problem-Solution Approach
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Malay Mandal
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress Distribution
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2469-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2469-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2468-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 226
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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