[fxruby-users] [ANN] FXRuby Book Now Available as Beta Book

Meinrad Recheis meinrad.recheis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 04:12:51 EST 2008


yeah. it's nice to have a book on fxruby around finally but the cover design
is really really bad.
-- henon

On Jan 8, 2008 10:37 PM, Lyle Johnson <lyle at lylejohnson.name> wrote:

> All,
>
> I'm pleased to report that the FXRuby book has just been released as
> a Beta book:
>
>        http://www.pragprog.com/titles/fxruby
>
> That means that although the book is still under development, you can
> get early access to the content right now and provide feedback to
> help make the final book even better when it's released later this
> year. We're getting very close to a completed first draft and I can
> assure you that it's well worth it to go ahead and get the book now
> if you're anxious to get started with FXRuby programming.
>
> As I've noted before, this is the first book ever dedicated to the
> subject of FOX and FXRuby application development. It's intended for
> software developers who are already comfortable with Ruby programming
> and who want to learn how to develop GUI applications with Ruby. No
> prior experience with GUI development is needed, but it's intended to
> be useful both to newcomers as well as those who have worked with
> other GUI toolkits in the past.
>
> The purpose of this book is to give you a head start on developing
> GUI applications with Ruby and FXRuby through a combination of
> tutorial exercises and focused technical information. It isn't a
> comprehensive book on FXRuby programming, and it's not a reference
> manual. What this book will do is get you over the initial conceptual
> hurdles and equip you with the practical information that you need to
> build your own applications. Surf on over to the Pragmatic Bookshelf
> site and order your copy today!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Lyle
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