Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Project overview, part of Ruby Essential Training.
Now that you've mastered the essentials of the Ruby programming language, I want…us to apply those techniques to a real world project.…Our goal will be to successfully use the right Ruby techniques to write some smart code, …and not only will you be able to get experience that will reinforce the…lessons that we've covered so far, it will also give me an opportunity to make…some points about the best practices you should use in your own Ruby projects.…Now the project we'll be creating is something I call the Food Finder.…Let's take a moment to get an overview of the project.…Simply put the Food Finder is going to be a little Ruby program that will allow…us to find the food that we're in the mood for.…
So we'll be able to consult a list of restaurants and find the restaurant that…would be right for us, either to go out to tonight or to order in from,…something like that.…So if we were to make a list of the requirements for the project, it would be…that it's a Ruby program launch from the command line.…
- Using Ruby in the Interactive Ruby Shell and in standalone scripts
- Learning to write custom code blocks to find, merge, and sort
- Using modules for namespacing or as mix-ins
- Reading from and writing to files
- Creating a full Ruby project from start to finish
Skill Level Beginner
Q: You mention e-texteditor.com as a place to get a Windows "sister" version of TextMate. However, e-texteditor.com looks like a Chinese auto website. Are there any other alternatives?
1. Getting Started with Ruby
2. Ruby Object Types
3. Control Structures
4. Code Blocks
8. Working with Files
9. Ruby Project: Creating the Food Finder
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