Head First Rails Book

I'm going through Rails Space right now, but has anyone heard any good
things about this book for a rails beginner?


RailsSpace is an introductory book, so we don't assume any knowledge
of the Ruby programming language or of the Rails framework.

personally i didn't read that book, but judging from the above
statement (taken from the introduction of this book) it should be ok
to get in touch with rails. of course, there are the "standards" like
"agile web development", but why shouldn't you start with this one.
buildung a social network might be a good example (or at least as good
as buildung a webshop) to get your hands dirty.

why don't you just tell us about your experience with that book when
you're done with it?