Brian H. wrote:
Put simply… you have to understand Ruby before you really understand
Rails. David Black’s excellent book Ruby for Rails is a definite read if
are having trouble with the concepts.
Don’t take this personally, but there have been a lot of questions
this list lately that really have more to do with the fundamentals of
Ruby language than with the way Rails works. Sometimes the line is
and it’s hard to tell.
I understand. Don’t worry Brian. I don’t take it personally. Not the
first time I use a forum and give answers myself. We’re all newbies in
the beginning, and it sometimes takes some patience with the level
people are on. But I always try to give my best to those who ask, no
matter what, and not give non-answers.
I can’t help Ruby and RoR is so closely related and the documentation is
what it is. Maybe this is why you get a lot of questions about Ruby here
in RoR? The documentation has some things to wish for. Not Ruby itself.
That has been the easy part. But I haven’t read all of it, as I want to
get started as soon as possible by building in RoR and learn as I go
along. That is how I’ve learned other languages. For what I know a
question in the Ruby forum could give the answer that :: is a RoR thing
and should be answered here. Right?
So I’ll pop over to the Ruby forum and ask there. Maybe I’ll see you