Free PDF ebook 'Build your own Ruby on Rails Application'

For sixty more days (actually 59 days and 17 hours as of, or if you prefer to speak Javaish rather than Rubyish, new java.util.Date()) you will be able to download free PDF version of the book by Patrick Lenz Build Your Own Ruby on Rails Web Applications – courtesy of nice guys of Sitepoint.

The book download page is here, no strings attached – all it will cost you is disclosing an email address (book download link will be emailed to you) and bandwidth to get the 20 MB PDF. Mine is downloading right now, so I cannot tell anything about the book yet. It has 447 pages and from the table of content it looks like solid beginner’s book.

As a nice surprise it covers Ruby installation under OS-X 10.5 (Leopard) :-). From the rumors I have heard, Leopard should come with Rails preinstalled and with current version of Ruby (1.8.6) – which will not stay current long because Ruby 1.9 as well as Rails 2.0 are quite close.

So hurry up and get your copy until Sitepoint’s ISP does not disconnect them from excessive bandwidth usage :-). I am not joking, the first surge of download already did take down their server once :-).

After you download – spread the word.

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8 Comments on “Free PDF ebook 'Build your own Ruby on Rails Application'”

  1. dennis Says:

    Nice find, thanks!

  2. Mat Says:

    Awesome, thanks!

  3. xnegvx Says:

    Really great find. Thanks!

  4. rajesh yadav Says:

    Hi! I m rajesh and i have strated working on ruby on rails.
    I am not getting good tutorial and e-book over net.
    Please help me by giving me ebook and tutorials.

  5. Miro Says:

    good starting point is

    Good luck

  6. Ponle Says:

    Please can you send me a pdf copy of the book attached to my email addy at I cant seem to download from the sitepoint site.
    Eagerly hoping to hear from you

  7. srinivas Says:

    very good

  8. prince Says:

    thank you for the book.I know something about ruby but i beleive i will learn all.
    thanks for the book

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