September 19, 2018
Yes, you can have it all! Crystal combines native execution speed and concurrency with Ruby-like syntax, so Ruby developers will feel right at home. Only faster.
Crystal is for Ruby programmers who want more performance or for developers who enjoy working in a high-level scripting environment without compromise.
Come and get the book today and enjoy! Now in beta from pragprog.com/book/crystal.
Programming Crystal: Create High-Performance, Safe, Concurrent Apps
Explore the building blocks and design of the language and how you can use the Crystal tool chain to build and manage powerful applications. Harness the power of the macro system, as well as how to work with fibers and channels, making concurrency as easy as possible. Learn how to use the Kemal web framework and access databases and how to tap the potential of existing Crystal libraries. Find the spot that Crystal fills in today's software world with real-world examples.
With Crystal, you can combine the best of both worlds: the high-level coding of dynamic languages and the safety and blazing performance of a natively compiled language.
Now in beta from pragprog.com/book/crystal.
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