Design Patterns in Ruby (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)
""Design Patterns in Ruby" documents smart ways to resolve many problems that Ruby developers commonly encounter. Russ Olsen has done a great job of selecting classic patterns and augmenting these with newer patterns that have special relevance for Ruby. He clearly explains each idea, making a wealth of experience available to Ruby devel...more
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There was a little too much cruft around failed versions of the design pattern which obscured skimming for successful implementations when using the book as a reference. In my opinion book could be condensed b...more
If you have been programming for any extended period of time, I am sure you have started to see different patterns emerging out of your tasks. You may find you are doing the same thing over and over again, solving problems that you had previously solved in another project. These patterns can vary from smaller chunks of re-usable code, to manage the sending and receiving of email, all the way to watching over a part of your application and triggering notifications to another part of your applicat...more
This book is so well-written, with very understandable explanations and code, and plenty of fun quips to keep it light, but also very concise. This book weighs in at 340 pages, which is tiny for a programming book. I also like that this author didn't take the easy way...more
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