Learn Ruby?

hello friends,

What is the best way to learn ruby

There are some good books at the Pragmatic Programmer:

For complete beginners:

And more advanced:

I completely agree with ralph.m on the beginner book, but I’d replace the more advanced with The Well Grounded Rubyist by David A. Black.

I found the Pickaxe (Programming Ruby) to be a good reference, but I couldn’t learn Ruby from it.