Ruby is a flexible, open source programming language with deep roots in both Perl and Lisp developed by Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto. The language itself is perfect for constructing web applications big and small but with the libraries, frameworks, and tools created by its community it goes above and beyond.
Mark Bates on Ruby Techniques, Frameworks, and Tools is a video that shows you how to build web applications using Ruby. Bates guides you through numerous areas and functionalities of Ruby, including working with Rack, Sinatra, Singletons, Redis, Opal, and more.
Bates, the founder and chief architect of Meta42 Labs in Boston, is a seasoned developerwith the scars to prove it. His expertise on Ruby will save you from getting bruised and battered yourself.
Mark Bates has written web applications since 1996; he now spends his days focusing onnew application development and consulting for his clients.