Ruby References


Here's a list of Ruby references, along with my comments.

Ruby the Language

Wikipedia Intro: Ruby (programming language)

Official site:

Ruby Tutorial

Ruby Programming Language by David Flanagan. amazon〕 The BEST, by the same guy who wrote JavaScript the Definitive Guide. 〔➤ JavaScript Book by David Flanagan, and the Man-made Complexity in Computer Language

Excellent intro on Ruby. 〔Wikebooks: Ruby Programming @

Written by Matz, translated. 〔Ruby User's Guide By Matz. @

Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide by Dave Thomas, with Chad Fowler and Andy Hunt. @

Ruby Reference

Official. 〔Core Reference

Official. 〔Ruby 1.9.3 Standard Library Documentation @, seems a comprehensive site for Ruby library documentation.

Ruby on Rails

Wikipedia Intro. Ruby on Rails

Official site.

Rails Tutorial

Not so good. But a quick start to guide you in installing Rails and run it. 〔Getting Started with Rails @

A very verbose book. 〔Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Web Development with Rails By Michael Hartl. @

Rails Reference

Official Rails API doc.

Rails Searchable API Doc @


Others, i haven't used yet. [with user notes]