Rails Cookbook (programming) cookbook - (From amateur electronics and radio) A book of small code segments that the reader can use to do various magic things in programs.
One current example is the "PostScript Language Tutorial and Cookbook" by Adobe Systems, Inc (Addison-Wesley, ISBN
1005 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472
0596527314, $39.99 www.oreilly.com
See also: Game programmer, List of computer scientists
and serious programming libraries.