Chapter 22. The Ruby Community
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.
It has been said that one of the best things about Ruby is its community. That’s a matter of opinion, of course, and you’ll have to judge for yourself. My purpose in this brief chapter is to bring a few of the “watering holes” to your attention—news and learning sources, forums both online and off, and places where Rubyists meet in cyberspace and in real life.
This chapter is intentionally short. Much of the information here is stable, but things will always be in flux. Obviously, when you are in doubt, do a web search.
22.1 Web Resources
The main Ruby site is