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Series: Facets of Ruby

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Advanced Rails Recipes by Mike Clark
Agile Web Development with Rails 4 by Sam Ruby
Best of Ruby Quiz by James Edward Gray II
Crafting Rails 4 Applications: Expert Practices for Everyday Rails Development by José Valim
Deploying Rails Applications: A Step-by-Step Guide by Ezra Zygmuntowicz
Deploying Rails: Automate, Deploy, Scale, Maintain, and Sleep at Night by Tom Copeland
Enterprise Integration with Ruby by Maik Schmidt
Enterprise Recipes with Ruby and Rails by Maik Schmidt
Everyday Scripting with Ruby: For Teams, Testers, and You by Brian Marick
From Java to Ruby: Things Every Manager Should Know by Bruce Tate
Metaprogramming Ruby by Paolo Perrotta
Programming Cocoa with Ruby: Create Compelling Mac Apps Using RubyCocoa by Brian Marick
Programming Ruby by Dave Thomas1
Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0: The Pragmatic Programmers' Guide by Dave Thomas
Rails for .NET Developers by Jeff Cohen
Rails for Java Developers by Stuart Halloway
Rails Recipes by Chad Fowler
Rails Recipes: Rails 3 Edition by Chad Fowler
The RSpec Book: Behaviour Driven Development with Rspec, Cucumber, and Friends by David Chelimsky
Using JRuby: Bringing Ruby to Java by Charles O Nutter
Agile Web Development with Rails: A Pragmatic Guide by Dave Thomas2

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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