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Is this book for Newbie's

Anil Vupputuri
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Is this book good for those new to programming world? Or some basic knowledge of any language expected?


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Paolo Perrotta
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The book expects that you're already experienced at programming, and that you can write simple programs in Ruby.
If you're just getting your feet wet in programming, this is a very good book: http://www.pragprog.com/titles/ltp2/learn-to-program-2nd-edition.


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Author of Metaprogramming Ruby
http://www.pragprog.com/titles/ppmetr/metaprogramming-ruby
David Newton
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Anil Vupputuri wrote:Is this book good for those new to programming world? Or some basic knowledge of any language expected?

No. Yes, Ruby.
 
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