The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition (2014)

The Well-Grounded Rubyist, Second Edition (2014)


About this Book

Part 1. Ruby foundations

Chapter 1. Bootstrapping your Ruby literacy

Chapter 2. Objects, methods, and local variables

Chapter 3. Organizing objects with classes

Chapter 4. Modules and program organization

Chapter 5. The default object (self), scope, and visibility

Chapter 6. Control-flow techniques

Part 2. Built-in classes and modules

Chapter 7. Built-in essentials

Chapter 8. Strings, symbols, and other scalar objects

Chapter 9. Collection and container objects

Chapter 10. Collections central: Enumerable and Enumerator

Chapter 11. Regular expressions and regexp-based string operations

Chapter 12. File and I/O operations

Part 3. Ruby dynamics

Chapter 13. Object individuation

Chapter 14. Callable and runnable objects

Chapter 15. Callbacks, hooks, and runtime introspection