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Programming Ruby 1.9 by Dave Thomas
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Aug 07, 2011

it was amazing
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If you are an experienced programmer wanting to learn Ruby, this book is for you. A word of warning, though: go take a look at Chapter 27, Metaprogramming. That's the place where the object model of Ruby is explained. Without it, the rest of the book will seem to rely a bit too much on your faith. Unless, of course, you enjoy discovering the truth behind the magic for yourself. I'm sure it is possible and fun, but if you cannot spend the extra time, do take a peek at that chapter.

Another warning: the book (or at least it's ebook version) has quite a few typos, especially in Part 4.
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