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   Ruby FAQ
Ruby is a modern object-oriented language, combining elements of Perl, Smalltalk, and Scheme in a simple yet powerful syntax. This document contains Frequently Asked Questions about Ruby with answers.
   Ruby Language Reference Manual
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl). It is simple, straight-forward, and extensible.
   Ruby Homepage
Ruby has simple syntax, partially inspired by Eiffel and Ada. Ruby has exception handling features, like Java or Python, to make it easy to handle errors.
   Ruby Programming Part I
This first article of a four-part series is an introduction to Ruby programming by Joshua Drake, author of the Linux Networking HOWTO, Linux PPP HOWTO, and Linux Consultants HOWTO, and co-founder of the Linux custom development company Command Prompt, Inc.
   Programming in Ruby [Dr. Dobb's Journal January 2001] [Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt]
Take the pure object orientation of Smalltalk, but remove the quirky syntax and reliance on a workspace. Add in the convenience and power of Perl, but without all the special cases and magic conversions. Wrap it up in a clean syntax based in part on Eiffel, and add a few concepts from Scheme, CLU, Sather, and Common Lisp. You end up with Ruby.
   Yahoo Qt/Ruby group
discussion about Ruby control of Qt.

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