Ruby Programming for Beginners
- 3.5 hours on-demand video
- 13 articles
- 9 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Hours of video lectures detailing the ten steps to becoming an awesome Rubyist
- Free eBook The Little Book of Ruby and exclusive discount for The (Big) Book of Ruby
- Downloadable source codes and sample test files to complement lectures
- 5 extra videos detailing Ruby on Rails, Symbols, Recursion, and other challenges
- Interactive quizzes to let you test your understanding of the topics covered
Welcome to the course! This is a short introduction to the Ruby language and a few words about what you can expect from this course.
The Little Book Of Ruby (4th edition) is the 'course text'. It covers all the topics in this course in ten chapters. Click the download tab on the right to download a copy for offline reference. Be sure to download the code archive too (next lecture). This contains all the ready-to-run Ruby programs from each chapter.
First install a Ruby interpreter and a text editor or IDE. In this video I'll explain how to find and install the right interpreter for your operating system and I’ll show a couple of ways in which you can edit and run your Ruby programs.
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