Pragmatic Bookshelf

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Andy Hunt is an avid woodworker and musician, but curiously, he is more in demand as a consultant. He has worked in telecommunications, banking, financial services and utilities, as well as more exotic fields such as medical imaging, graphic arts, and Internet services. Andy specializes in blending tried-and-true techniques with leading-edge technologies, creating novel -- but practical -- solutions.

Dave Thomas likes to fly single-engine airplanes and pays for his habit by finding elegant solutions to difficult problems, consulting in areas as diverse as aerospace, banking, financial services, telecommunications, travel and transport, and the Internet. Before moving to the US in 1994, Dave founded an ISO9001-certified English software company that delivered sophisticated, custom software projects throughout the world

Books

[Book Cover] Agile Web Development with Rails, Second Edition
Agile Web Development with Rails, Second Edition
The definitive, Jolt-award winning guide to learning and using Rails is now in its Second Edition. Rails is a new approach to web-based application development that enables developers to create full-featured, sophisticated web-based applications using less code ...
[Book Cover] Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide, Second Edition
Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide, Second Edition
Ruby is an increasingly popular, fully object-oriented dynamic programming language, hailed by many practitioners as the finest and most useful language available today. When Ruby first burst onto the scene in the Western world, the Pragmatic Programmers were th...