Media praise for Head First Rails
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"I suggested Head First Rails to a friend before I even finished it. He was asking me questions that I didn't have time to answer, and I knew the book could explain better than I...I have been waiting for this book to be written and available for at least a year and a half. This was the first beginning Rails book that I found that didn't assume I was transitioning from a background in PHP. I have been spending time with the Ruby and the Rails community for close to 2 years now and am grateful that I finally have an explanation of the topic that is accessible for me. "
-- , Slashdot.org
"As with any good teacher, this OReilly series attacks the material from a variety of angles. If you know it, or youre a quick learner, you can breeze right through. If youre like me, they try everything possible to make things comprehensible."
-- , Dana Blankenhorn & Paula Rooney, ZDNet.com
"I got hooked on reading Head First Rails on Safari. I'm already on page 307 of 417, not bad hein?...There's a problem with other books in that they give you a clear path... but don't make you 'fudge' around at all, so in the end you can't find your way if you get lost a little bit in the Rails forest. In a HEAD FIRST book, you are forced to fudge around, so in the end, you will always find your way."
-- , 11 heavens
"A 'must' for an computer collection catering to Rails students. "
-- , The Bookwatch - The Computer Shelf