Ruby Quick Syntax Reference

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Written by Matt Clements

Published by Apress

Dec, 2014

164 pages



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 stories in this book. What you will find is a language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible.  The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any Ruby programmer. In Ruby Quick Syntax Reference, you will find:
  • A concise reference to the Ruby language syntax.
  • Short, simple, and focused code examples.
  • A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index, allowing easy review.

What you’ll learn

  • What variables, operators, strings, arrays, blocks, and procs are
  • How to manage statements and control structures
  • How to create Ruby classes and modules
  • How to use metaprogramming and change classes
  • How to use loops and iteration
  • How to manage errors and exceptions

Who this book is for

This book is a quick, handy pocket syntax reference for experienced Ruby programmers, and a concise, easily-digested introduction for other programmers new to Ruby.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Chapter One: Introducing Ruby
Chapter 2. Chapter Two: Operators
Chapter 3. Chapter Three: Strings
Chapter 4. Chapter Four: Arrays
Chapter 5. Chapter Five: Hashes
Chapter 6. Chapter Six: Numbers
Chapter 7. Chapter Seven: Booleans
Chapter 8. Chapter Eight: Objects
Chapter 9. Chapter Nine: Loops and Iterators
Chapter 10. Chapter Ten: Functions and Methods
Chapter 11. Chapter Eleven: Classes and Modules
Chapter 12. Chapter Twelve: Blocks, Procs, and Lambdas
Chapter 13. Chapter Thirteen: Errors and Exceptions
Chapter 14. Chapter Fourteen: Input/Output
Chapter 15. Chapter Fifteen: Files and Directories
Chapter 16. Chapter Sixteen: Metaprogramming


Title: Ruby Quick Syntax Reference
Author: Matt Clements
Language: English
Length: 164
Edition: 1
Publisher: Apress
Publication Date: 2014-12-03
ISBN-10: 143026568X
ISBN-13: 9781430265689