- 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
(playful music) - [Voiceover] Welcome to Ruby Essential Training. My name is Kevin Skoglund. I run a web development company called Nova Fabrica where we develop websites and web applications. In this course, we're going to learn to program using Ruby, the popular, object-oriented programming language. To begin with, we will examine the basic object types in Ruby, as well as the fundamentals of the language syntax. We will learn how object-oriented programming works, and I'll walk you through the steps to enable you to read and to write to files from your code.
Finally, we'll get practical, hands-on experience using Ruby by building a restaurant guide for managing your favorite restaurants. Now it doesn't matter if you're a beginner or if you have prior experience. We will cover all the fundamentals you need and many more advanced concepts as well, and if you're interested in website development, you will end with a solid foundation in Ruby that will make learning Ruby on Rails much easier. Let's get started learning how to program with Ruby.
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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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