Solve your Ruby programming problems that occur during your day-to-day scripting work. This book contains a varied selection of practical and interesting code recipes designed to make your coding life easier. Ruby Recipesincludes solutions to problems in working with data, handling exceptions, writing blocks, and using regular expressions.
This book provides ready scripts for both simple complex scripting tasks, which you can use readily or with only minor modifications. These scripts cover areas such as collections, classes and structures, functional programming, and log handling. With these handy recipes at your fingertips, you will be able to solve those niggling problems and become even more efficient.
- Install and run Ruby
- Read and write data
- Write functions
- Work with arrays, ranges, hashes, and iterators
- Handle dates and time
- Process XML as text
- Master OOP concepts such as classes, objects, subclassing, and inheritance
- Connect to databases