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Ruby Cookbook

Errata for Ruby Cookbook

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Page 1
4th bullet

the bullet: "New sytax primitives", spelling should be Syntax, right? This error also happens on page 195 when referring to special sytaxes. Perhaps this is correct and just a word that I'm not familiar with. Thanks.

Ryan Grow  Dec 01, 2014  Mar 10, 2015
Page 11
Paragraph after Solution

The new keyword arguments ability has complicated the way you can potentially define a method, so here is an example of the most complicated method definition you can __possible__ do now that has every permutation in it. possible should be possibly above, thanks!

Poch  Sep 11, 2014  Mar 10, 2015
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Page 311
2nd paragraph

First sentence of the second paragraph of chapter 9. 'Strict languages enforce strong typing, usually at compile type: ...' I believe it should be compile time, not type.

Anonymous  May 14, 2014  Mar 10, 2015
Page 490
Bottom of page under "See Also"

The link following "Information on scripting Excel in Ruby" ( leads to a dead / non-existent website. (In fact, the domain seems to be up for sale.)

Note from the Author or Editor:

Anonymous  Sep 10, 2014  Mar 10, 2015