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82e62c756d89bc6fa0a0a2d7f2b1e617?d=identicon&s=25 Ross Bamford (Guest)
on 2005-12-20 22:15
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Hi,

Well, I've been playing with Ruby now for a couple of months, and I'm
really having a lot of fun, both with the language and the extraordinary
community around it (_why, I've not laughed so much in years :)).

Anyway, I learn best by doing, and that's what I've been, uh, doing,
with
Ruby - Whenever I've seen a question or idea in Ruby Talk that made me
wonder, I wrote a little program about it to figure it out. Whenever I
had
a question, I wrote a little program. Whenever... well you get the idea.
This is a fair few little examples, covering quite a bit of the basic
stuff in Ruby.

Ordinarily I'd keep them to myself, but I feel like in this case they
_might_ be of some value to other's who're starting with Ruby, not
necessarily as a teaching aid, but more for ideas of things to look up,
and examples of using some of the core language features. It's not a
reference or tutorial by any stretch, it's just my own little
experiments
that, if nothing else, might help boost someone's excitement level about
how beautiful Ruby is.

So anyway, I posted them at http://roscopeco.co.uk/code/noob/ as my
'Nuby
files'. I'll probably keep them up to date intermittently, since I now
believe I'll never be done learning Ruby (that's why I removed my L
plates, because maybe most of us should have them, all the time ;)) but
I
can't promise (I'm pretty busy with these projects for now...)

Thanks,
Ross
37a3c73ffbf864e4b28f7f2384ee12ce?d=identicon&s=25 Timothy Hunter (tim-hunter)
on 2005-12-20 23:33
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Ross Bamford wrote:
>
> So anyway, I posted them at http://roscopeco.co.uk/code/noob/ as my
> 'Nuby  files'.

Thanks, Ross!
Aac8251adf22be080507c8327ecc2caa?d=identicon&s=25 Tool69 (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:10
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Very nice stuff to study, thanks a lot Roos.
5fae52bb6ef81a988b84e4cf2b4258e1?d=identicon&s=25 Gary Allum (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:13
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Thanks alot Ross.....Do you mind if I add a link to my n00b blog about
Ruby?

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005 16:12:48 -0500, Ross Bamford
6111b4012d1401ca83fdcea6b1d71237?d=identicon&s=25 Antonio Cangiano (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:34
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Ross Bamford wrote:
> {cut} It's not a
> reference or tutorial by any stretch, it's just my own little
> experiments  that, if nothing else, might help boost someone's
> excitement level about  how beautiful Ruby is.
>
> So anyway, I posted them at http://roscopeco.co.uk/code/noob/ as my
> 'Nuby  files'.{cut}

Ross,
I think you are doing a very nice job :)
82e62c756d89bc6fa0a0a2d7f2b1e617?d=identicon&s=25 Ross Bamford (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:43
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On Wed, 21 Dec 2005 00:12:19 -0000, Gary Allum <shadarach@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks alot Ross.....Do you mind if I add a link to my n00b blog about
> Ruby?
>

Sure, that'd be great. Thanks :)
6076c22b65b36f5d75c30bdcfb2fda85?d=identicon&s=25 Ezra Zygmuntowicz (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:52
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On Dec 20, 2005, at 1:12 PM, Ross Bamford wrote:

> figure it out. Whenever I had a question, I wrote a little program.
>
> --
> Ross Bamford - rosco@roscopeco.remove.co.uk
>

Very cool Ross.

-Ezra
82e62c756d89bc6fa0a0a2d7f2b1e617?d=identicon&s=25 Ross Bamford (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 01:55
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On Wed, 21 Dec 2005 06:29:50 -0000, Antonio Cangiano
<acangiano@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I think you are doing a very nice job :)

Thanks :) (to everyone too)
5fae52bb6ef81a988b84e4cf2b4258e1?d=identicon&s=25 Gary Allum (Guest)
on 2005-12-21 02:07
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added :)

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005 19:42:48 -0500, Ross Bamford
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