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Kick the bash Habit with Ruby and Methadone

Remarkable Applications for the Command Line

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This is a tutorial, including screencasts, links, and code, on creating awesome command-line applications in the Ruby programming language, using the library Methadone. 

We'll walk through the creation of a simple application to manage your "dotfiles", which are configuration files used in most UNIX and Mac systems.  Along the way, we'll learn most of the features of Methadone, as well as more general aspects of what makes a great command-line application.


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Customer Reviews

Thank you

This book helped me easily migrate my gem to methadone. The screencasts were great and the book was very nicely laid out.

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Kick the bash Habit with Ruby and Methadone
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  • Level: Grades 12-17
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Computers
  • Published: Apr 04, 2012
  • Publisher: David Bryant Copeland
  • Seller: David Bryant Copeland
  • Print Length: 75 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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