"In Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts Mr. Pugh uses simple but functional example scripts, and then dissects them in detail so that the reader understands exactly what. Carla Schroder reviews the book 'Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts', and answers the questions is it really wicked cool? Do you have to be a guru to. Are you spending valuable time on work a well-trained monkey could do? If so, Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts will teach you how to automate.
|Author:||Gonzalo Wuckert V|
|Published:||2 September 2017|
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wicked cool ruby scripts The code is sprinkled with numbers that are then referenced in an explanatory section that delves into how the code operates. On a pedagogical level, it's a smart move and I had no problems understanding what Steve was trying to demonstrate.
The Bad Other than the awkwardly placed tenth chapter that covers wicked cool ruby scripts a module for Metasploit 10, the scripts chosen are very hit and miss. It feels like a bran tub experience where only 58 scripts could be chosen out of a whole universe of scripts and those 58 are rather quirkily random.
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The general purpose scripts, for example, are made up of 7 file handling scripts, a mortgage calculator, and a Windows process viewer. The book feels a bit short under pages and random overall.
It's like a far shorter, more casual version of the page Ruby Cookbook. Being so short, it fails to cover a lot of ground and instead rapidly dives from place to place.
So Who's This For.? This book would make a good gift for almost any Rubyist - just because of the quality of the book's presentation, if not its content.
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That said, the content, despite the wicked cool ruby scripts, is great for a novice to intermediate developer and Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts would be a good book to pick up if you've just learned the language and want to see some practical examples in print-form.
The subtitle says "Useful scripts that solve difficult problems", but most of the scripts were targeting trivial toy problems instead, like playing rock, paper, scissors with a computer why would anybody do thator reimplementing grep Now that on its own wouldn't be enough to give the book a bad review - I might have written a wicked cool ruby scripts Library-of-Congress-fuls of Ruby scripts already, so basics are obviously boring to me, but there are more beginners around than people like me, so beginner books are very useful to them.
It's easy to read, easy to write, and it can make getting things done fast and painless. And Ruby really shines when it comes to scripting tidy little solutions to difficult problems. Readers learn how to automate everyday tasks and tackle complex problems by designing powerful web crawlers and security scripts as well as full-fledged libraries and applications.
Each of the scripts is designed to be immediately useful and to encourage the reader to push Ruby to its limits. I hope readers, too, can enjoy the power of this wonderful programming language.
In no time at all, readers will be saving valuable time and discovering the power of Ruby.