Practical Ruby for System Administration

Practical Ruby for System Administration

Ruby has set the world on fire, proving itself a serious challenger to Perl and Python in all spheres. In particular, more and more people are discovering that Ruby’s flexibility, superb feature set, and gentle learning curve make it a natural choice for system administration tasks, from the…

Cucumber Cookbook

Cucumber Cookbook

Today, behaviour-driven development (BDD) is gaining popularity around the world. Cucumber-JVM is one of the fastest growing tools and offers a cutting-edge platform for conceptualizing and implementing BDD. The variety of features available within Cucumber enhances the experience of implementing BDD for both business and development teams. This…

Rails Crash Course: A No-Nonsense Guide to Rails Development

Rails Crash Course

Rails is a robust, flexible development platform that lets you build complex websites quickly. Major websites like GitHub, Hulu, and Twitter have run Rails under the hood, and if you know just enough HTML and CSS to be dangerous, Rails Crash Course will teach you to harness Rails…

The Rails 4 Way, 3rd edition

The Rails 4 Way, 3rd edition

The “Bible” for Rails Development: Now Fully Updated for Rails 4.1 “When I read The Rails Way for the first time, I felt like I truly understood Rails for the first time.” —From the Foreword by Steve Klabnik Ruby on Rails 4 is leaner, tighter, and even more…

Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Why spend time on coding problems that others have already solved when you could be making real progress on your Ruby project? This updated cookbook provides more than 350 recipes for solving common problems, on topics ranging from basic data structures, classes, and objects, to web development, distributed…

Metaprogramming Ruby, 2nd Edition

Metaprogramming Ruby, 2nd Edition

Write powerful Ruby code that is easy to maintain and change. With metaprogramming, you can produce elegant, clean, and beautiful programs. Once the domain of expert Rubyists, metaprogramming is now accessible to programmers of all levels. This thoroughly revised and updated second edition of the bestselling Metaprogramming Ruby…

Ruby Quick Syntax Reference

Ruby Quick Syntax Reference

Ruby Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the Ruby scripting language. It presents the essential Ruby syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference. You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty…

Ruby Wizardry

Ruby Wizardry

The Ruby programming language is perfect for beginners: easy to learn, powerful, and fun to use! But wouldn’t it be more fun if you were learning with the help of some wizards and dragons? Ruby Wizardry is a playful, illustrated tale that will teach you how to program…

Build Awesome Command-Line Applications in Ruby 2

Build Awesome Command-Line Applications in Ruby 2

Speak directly to your system. With its simple commands, flags, and parameters, a well-formed command-line application is the quickest way to automate a backup, a build, or a deployment and simplify your life. With this book, you’ll learn specific ways to write command-line applications that are easy to…