Review of why’s (Poignant) Guide to Ruby (2004)

why the lucky stiff (writer).

The Ruby programming language.

Self-described as “the pirate radio of technical manuals.” More interesting for its idiosyncracies than its technical contents. The focus is on relatability through humour, apparently a choice made to reach a wider, younger audience.

References here: Clojure for the Brave and True (2015).

non-fiction programming text