Top 20 Ruby books mentioned on Hacker News


Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language. It was designed and developed in the mid-1990s by Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto in Japan. Wikipedia

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1. The Ruby Programming Language


2. RailsSpace: Building a Social Networking Website with Ruby on Rails (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)


3. Eloquent Ruby (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)


4. Rails AntiPatterns: Best Practice Ruby on Rails Refactoring (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)


5. Service-Oriented Design with Ruby and Rails (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)


6. Design Patterns in Ruby


7. Ruby Under a Microscope: An Illustrated Guide to Ruby Internals


8. Metaprogramming Ruby 2: Program Like the Ruby Pros (Facets of Ruby)


9. Metaprogramming Ruby: Program Like the Ruby Pros


10. The Ruby Way, Second Edition: Solutions and Techniques in Ruby Programming (2nd Edition)


11. Learn to Program, Second Edition (The Facets of Ruby Series)


12. Metaprogramming Ruby


13. Ruby Best Practices


14. Refactoring: Ruby Edition


15. why’s (poignant) guide to Ruby


16. Ruby Cookbook (Cookbooks (O’Reilly))


17. Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby)


18. Ruby on Rails: Up and Running


19. Programming Ruby 1.9: The Pragmatic Programmers’ Guide (Facets of Ruby)


20. Ruby Programming for Medicine and Biology (Jones and Bartlett Series in Biomedical Informatics)



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