On Sat, 24 Jul 2010 03:14:30 -0500, Kaye Ng [email protected] wrote:
Can anyone tell me if there’s a Ruby ebook that’s designed especially
for a beginner like me? When I say beginner, I mean zero knowledge about
I’ve been programming for 43 years and am just starting to learn Ruby.
Unless you have a specific need to learn an object-oriented language,
you might be better off with one of the simpler languages first.
Object-oriented languages appeared after I’d been programming for many
years, and I found them something of a hurdle, but that may be because
I was steeped in the traditional languages.
You might also do well to find somewhere to get a “proper”
introduction to programming, maybe an evening class or something like
I was lucky as my school was one of the very first to adopt “Computer
Programming” as part of its syllabus in the 1960’s, so I got an
excellent grounding, and have enjoyed programming ever since.