DevX Special Report: The Road to Ruby

Does the Ruby programming language offer enough power and elegance to make it a legitimate alternative to the current heavyweight languages? Many Ruby converts believe so, but don’t take their word for it. Find out for yourself. DevX has compiled a series of tutorials to lead Java, C#, and C++ developers along the road to Ruby.

04/24/07
Ruby’s versatility and flexibility complement Java well. That’s why a Java developer who can program in Ruby is more effective and efficient than one who programs only in Java.

05/01/07
As good as C# is, it’s not always the best language for simple tasks. Enter Ruby, an interpreted, dynamically typed language that enables simple tasks with simple code.

05/01/07
C++ developers learn Ruby at their own peril. Once they become familiar with this powerfully concise language, they may find returning to C++ a bitter pill to swallow.

05/01/07
These are the five must-have tools and libraries that any professional Ruby developer needs to have in his or her toolbox.

05/01/07
There’s no better way to experience the elegance and power of Ruby than to fire up your code editor and start writing Ruby code. Create a small, useful Ruby application, and along the way, you’ll learn what makes the language tick.
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