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Ruby Programming Language is a dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write. Ruby was first designed and developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto (a.k.a. Matz), a Japanese computer scientist and software programmer, in the mid-1990s in Japan.

Ruby on Rails (RoR) is an open-source web framework using Ruby programming language. Ruby on Rails released as open source by David Heinemeier Hansson, Danish programmer, in July 2004. Like many web frameworks, Ruby on Rails uses a variant of the Model/View/Controller (MVC) architecture pattern to organize application programming. As of March, 2012, there are more than 200,000 sites using Ruby on Rails per BuiltWith.com

Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide

Ruby in Twenty Minutes

Coursera.org: Software Engineering for Software as a Service

Stanford Open Class Room: Web Application

RubyGems.org is the Ruby community's gem hosting service.

RubyForge is a home for open source Ruby projects

The Pragmatic Bookshelf | Learn to Program

Learn Code The Hard Way

Ruby Tutorials for Beginners

http://rubylearning.com/

RubyMonk - Interactive ruby tutorials to learn Ruby

Rails 3 screencasts

Free episodes from RailsCasts.com

Ruby Koans

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