Ruby Programming for Beginners
Learn to code in Ruby in ten easy steps!
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Ruby is famous for being easy to learn, but most users only scratch the surface of what it can do. While some books and tutorials focus on Ruby’s trendier features, this course reveals the secret inner workings of one of the world’s most popular programming languages, teaching you to write clear, maintainable code.
Rather than bog you down with a lot of theory, this course takes a hands-on approach and focuses on making you productive from day one.
Whether you’re new to programming or just new Ruby, this course is your guide to rapid, real-world software development with this unique and elegant language.
Who uses Ruby?
Ruby is an incredibly powerful and highly scalable object-oriented language. Leading technology companies & startups around the world use Ruby or the Ruby on Rails framework to power their websites & web applications. They include:
What’s in this course…
About your instructor
Director of Technology,
Huw Collingbourne is the technology director at SapphireSteel Software (http://www.sapphiresteel.com/), developers of the “Ruby In Steel” Ruby and Rails IDE for Visual Studio and the “Amethyst” IDE for the Adobe Flash Platform. He is author of The Book Of Ruby from No Starch Press.
Huw has been a programmer for more than 30 years. He is a well-known technology writer in the UK and has written numerous opinion and programming columns (including tutorials on C#, Delphi, Java, Smalltalk, and Ruby) for a number of computer magazines, such as Computer Shopper, Flash & Flex Developer’s Magazine, PC Pro, and PC Plus. He is the author of the free ebook The Little Book of Ruby and is the editor of the online computing magazine Bitwise (http://www.bitwisemag.com/).
In the 1980s he was a pop music journalist and interviewed most of the New Romantic stars, such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Adam Ant, Boy George, and Depeche Mode. He is now writing a series of New Romantic murder mysteries.
At various times Huw has been a magazine publisher, editor, and TV broadcaster. He has an MA in English from the University of Cambridge and holds a 2nd dan black belt in aikido. The aikido comes in useful when trying (usually unsuccessfully) to keep his Pyrenean Mountain Dogs under some semblance of control.
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