Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-04-10 Thread George Hawthorne
Hi Željko, I was also a reviewer and I live in the UK. Daniel sent me a copy about two months ago. I'd guess yours got lost in the post. George Hawthorne On 10 Apr 2007, at 08:45, Željko Filipin wrote: I was reviewer, and over two months ago I received an e-mail from Daniel Steinberg

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-04-10 Thread Walter Kruse
I was also a reviewer, but I purchased my copy myself. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of George Hawthorne Sent: 10 April 2007 10:52 AM To: wtr-general@rubyforge.org Subject: Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book) Hi

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-04-10 Thread Željko Filipin
On 4/10/07, Walter Kruse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was also a reviewer, but I purchased my copy myself. I was thinking of buying it, but they said I would receive one for free, so I am waiting and waiting... :) -- ZeljkoFilipin.com ___ Wtr-general

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-04-06 Thread Bill
Upon further review... I finally got to the book and gave it a proper reading. (Although I still need to go back and do some of the excercises) I was inaccurate in my initial comments based on a superficial browsing of the book a couple months back. Mea culpa. The first half is a lot of

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-05 Thread Paul Carvalho
On 01/02/07, Richard Conroy wrote: I am curious what everyone thinks of this (new) book. It starts off well, with the first example tutorial being how to test if an uninstaller worked. No hello world, silly arithmetic examples etc. Well it is ordered, I will know myself soon. I reviewed a

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-05 Thread Chris McMahon
After reading Brian's book, I was able to construct well-designed Ruby scripts, refactor all of my earlier Watir scripts, and can now understand more lengthy and complex pieces of Ruby code. I also really like how Brian didn't start with the typical hello world example and instead jumped

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-02 Thread Attebery, Bill
I've ordered one also. I was a reviewer for the early drafts of the book, which were very good, I'm looking forward to seeing how the final version came out! I was very excited for the release of this book (back when it was going to be called Scripting for Testers or something along those

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-02 Thread Chris McMahon
The test and watir coverage seemed pretty light overall, mostly covered basic Ruby stuff like working with Strings, Arrays, RegExp etc. and programming 101 - decision structures, variables etc. Maybe good for a beginner, but didn't turn out to be what I expected. No slight to Brian with

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-01 Thread Chris McMahon
On 2/1/07, Richard Conroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am curious what everyone thinks of this (new) book. It starts off well, with the first example tutorial being how to test if an uninstaller worked. No hello world, silly arithmetic examples etc. Well it is ordered, I will know myself

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-01 Thread Phlip
Richard Conroy wrote: I am curious what everyone thinks of this (new) book. It starts off well, with the first example tutorial being how to test if an uninstaller worked. I'm hooked. Brian's no slacker, and he started with the T-word! -- Phlip http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?ZeekLand -- NOT a

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-01 Thread Paul Rogers
I didnt enjoy the early drafts too much, but with Brian Marrick as the author, you know its going to be full of useful stuff. I was checking the prag programmers site daily for it to come out. - Original Message - From: Richard Conroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: wtr-general@rubyforge.org

Re: [Wtr-general] Everyday Scripting with Ruby (the book)

2007-02-01 Thread Walter Kruse
I've ordered one also. I was a reviewer for the early drafts of the book, which were very good, I'm looking forward to seeing how the final version came out! Ditto. **