Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts
Useful Scripts That Solve Difficult ProblemsBook - 2009
Are you spending valuable time on work a well-trained monkey could do? If so, Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts will teach you how to automate repetitive tasks using Ruby, one of the most powerful and easy-to-use programming languages around. Wicked Cool Ruby Scripts provides 58 scripts that offer quick solutions to problems like system administration, manipulating images, and managing a website. After getting your feet wet creating simple scripts to automate tasks like file compression and decompression, you ll learn how to create powerful web crawlers, security scripts, and full-fledged libraries and applications, as well as how to: Rename files, disable processes, change permissions, and modify users Manipulate strings, encrypt files, and sort efficiently Validate web links, check for orphan files, and generate forms Mass edit photos, extract image information, and create thumbnails Parse CSV files and scrape links, images, and pages from the Web And as a nod to our security friends, y
Publisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, c2009.
Characteristics: xxiv, 189 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.