If you’re an experienced Ruby programmer, Effective Ruby will help you harness Ruby’s full power to write more robust, efficient, maintainable, and well-performing code. Drawing on nearly a decade of Ruby experience, Peter J. Jones brings together 48 Ruby best practices, expert tips, and shortcuts—all supported by realistic code examples.
Jones offers practical advice for each major area of Ruby development, from modules to memory to metaprogramming. Throughout, he uncovers little-known idioms, quirks, pitfalls, and intricacies that powerfully impact code behavior and performance.
Each item contains specific, actionable, clearly organized guidelines; careful advice; detailed technical arguments; and illuminating code examples. When multiple options exist, Jones shows you how to choose the one that will work best in your situation.
Effective Ruby will help you systematically improve your code—not by blindly following rules, but by thoroughly understanding Ruby programming techniques.
Key features of this concise guide include
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Peter J. Jones is a freelance software developer and a senior instructor for programming workshops taught by Devalot.com. He has been programming in Ruby since 2005, and has written and taught several development workshops, including an 11-week Ruby class for beginners.Review:
“This book is quite unlike any other Ruby book, and in a couple hundred pages, I imagine anyone who reads this—novice or expert—will emerge a better Ruby programmer.”
—From the Foreword by Mitchell Hashimoto, founder and CEO of HashiCorp, creator of Vagrant
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Buchbeschreibung Addison Wesley Sep 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - This book uniquely advises Ruby programmers on the techniques that expert programmers employ on a daily basis. Each chapter focuses on the major divisions of the Ruby programming language such as Modules and Exceptions. Within each chapter are specific, actionable guidelines formatted as technical essays and referred to as items. Intermediate-level Ruby programmers can use this book to gain the insight and intuition used by experts to write maintainable, robust software. 211 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780133846973