Table of contents
Some chapters are previews. It means they have not been fully reviewed, some diagrams may be missing and some sentences may be a little rough. But it also means they are in open review, so do not hesitate to address issues.
Part 1: Objects
- Chapter 1: A Minimal Introduction to Ruby
- Chapter 2: Objects
- Chapter 3: Names and name tables
- Chapter 4: Classes and modules
- Chapter 5: Garbage collection
- Chapter 6: Variables and constants
- Chapter 7: Security
Part 2: Syntax analysis
- Chapter 8: Ruby Language Details
- Chapter 9: yacc crash course
- Chapter 10: Parser
- Chapter 11: Finite-state scanner
- Chapter 12: Syntax tree construction
Part 3: Evaluation
- Chapter 13: Structure of the evaluator
- Chapter 14: Context
- Chapter 15: Methods
- Chapter 16: Blocks
- Chapter 17: Dynamic evaluation
Part 4: Around the evaluator
About this Guide
This is a new effort to gather efforts to help translate Ruby Hacking Guide into English.
The official support site of the original book is http://i.loveruby.net/ja/rhg/
You can download the version of the source code explained and the tool used in the book from the official support site of the original book.
- ruby (1.7.3 2002-09-12) in tar.gz format
- ruby (1.7.3 2002-09-12) in zip format
- Pragmatic Programmers’ nodeDump 0.1.7
- RHG-version nodedump
The original translating project is hosted at RubyForge http://rubyforge.org/projects/rhg
Many thanks to RubyForge for hosting us and to Minero AOKI for letting us translate his work.
You can get further information about this project from the archives of rhg-discussion mailing list
There is an old SVN repo, that is hosted at The RubyForge project page is http://rubyforge.org/projects/rhg. It has been imported here, and I will attempt to give credit and re-write the SVN/Git history when I can.
As for now the contributors to that repo were:
- Vincent ISAMBART
- meinrad recheis
- Laurent Sansonetti
- Clifford Caoile
- Jean-Denis Vauguet