[Pdx-pm] How quickly could you learn Ruby?

Austin Schutz tex at off.org
Fri Jan 23 00:31:29 CST 2004

On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 10:27:40PM -0800, Austin Schutz wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:35:28PM -0800, Phil Tomson wrote:
> <cross platform stuff snipped>
> 	I don't do a lot of cross platform stuff (unless you count different
> unixes), so I'll skip my uneducated recommendation, except to say that
> python features a java implementation that will run under a jvm and
> interface well with java junk, if you care.
> > 
> > So, that's why I post here to the Portland Perl Monger's.  How about it - 
> > if you had a copy of "Programming Ruby" (full text online here: 
> > http://whytheluckystiff.net/ruby/pickaxe/ ) how long do you think it would 
> > take you to come up to speed with Ruby and be productive?
> > 
> 	How about you get me a copy and I'll tell you? ;-)
	Just dd that last comment. For some reason I was thinking that was a
reference to a paper guide. Need more ritalin and less coffee.


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