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Learn Rails 5.2: Accelerated Web Development with Ruby on Rails by Stefan Wintermeyer

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© Stefan Wintermeyer 2018
Stefan WintermeyerLearn Rails 5.2https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3489-1_1

1. Ruby Introduction

Stefan Wintermeyer
(1)
Bochum, Germany
 
This chapter is a tightrope walk between oversimplification and a degree of detail that is unnecessary for a Rails newbie. After all, the objective is not to become a Ruby guru but to understand Ruby on Rails. I will elaborate on the most important points, and the rest is then up to you. If you would like to know more about Ruby, I recommend the book The Ruby Programming Language by David Flanagan and Yukihiro Matsumoto.
“It is easy to program in Ruby, but Ruby is not a simple language.”
—Yukihiro Matsumoto

Ruby 2.5

I’m going to use Ruby 2.5, but for most part of this book you can use ...

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