Some links I recommend for Ruby ☺

Install and Manage Ruby Versions

ruby-install and chruby.

Key sites

But Hey! I am a book person.


What really got me Ah, I understood now, is "Confident Ruby" by Avdi Grimm.

If you want to understand deeper about Ruby at lower level: Ruby Under a Microscope.

OOP in Ruby: POODR and 99bottles.

Important People

Read their blog post, watch their Conference presentation (search on YouTube or ConfreaksTV)


  • Thoughtbot's blog: Giant Robots

    They have moved toward Elixir and Elm, but still a lot of gems there.

  • BigBinary

    Concise easy to consume posts about Ruby & Ruby on Rails.

  • The Pug Automatic by Henrik Nyh

    Useful techniques, tricks regarding Ruby and Rails.

  • MONKEY & CROW by Adam Sanderson

    Some deep articles about Ruby Standard Library, Ruby language and Rails.
    He writes so many deep dive posts of Ruby


Here is common recommended choice of certain things I learned from talking to people, my experience, etc.

Why you have to pick a good library, gem. Because once your application grew, some libraries have things that they are not good at for your particular edge cases and it's very expensive or a lot of effort to change. These libraries are validated and flexible to handle real-world challenges.

Nowadays I tried to choose boring ones an minimal production (standard library, what big company is using).

See what is trending on GitHub.

Good Posts

But Hey! I want to read some real Code.

Code Reading

Sequel, Stripe Ruby Library, Hound (Rails app)


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