Ruby Programming Fundamentals
How Ruby Programming Works

There are some programming languages that require seemingly endless lines of code to make the smallest of programs. There are some languages that are so complex even experts' heads hurt if they try to use them. And then there's Ruby, which has all of the performance of these aforementioned languages and none of the complexity. Productive, powerful, simple and easy to learn, it's the perfect starter language. Oh, and a huge (and growing) number of companies use it too...

Get Ready for Ruby

  • Gain a working knowledge of how to use Ruby
  • Understand Ruby programming fundamentals
  • Learn the language's syntax, functions and key features
  • Complete a challenging practical project after each module

Understand how Ruby Programming Works

This online course focuses on Ruby fundamentals. Some previous programming experience would be useful for those taking this course, but if you're a complete beginner that's fine too. If you want to get started with Ruby and aren't phased by some challenging hands-on projects, you've picked the perfect course.

We'll walk you through everything you need to know about Ruby, starting at the very beginning with installation. Once installed, you'll get an introduction to the language and start building your very first Ruby app. We'll dedicate sections to data types, conditional flow and loops, classes and methods, learning about the intricacies of each with practical projects. Along the way you'll gain a solid understanding of Ruby's syntax and functions.

By the end of this course you will have a good working knowledge of Ruby and will have already used it in practice. You'll be ready to take a 'deep dive' into the language with further coursework if you wish, or head out into the big bad programming world and start using Ruby for real projects. Whatever you choose to do with your newfound knowledge, you'll have a strong foundation of programming fundamentals to back you up. Plus, you'll have had some fun too!

About Ruby

Ruby is an object-oriented, general purpose programming language developed by Yukihiro Matsumoto in the 1990s. Designed for increased productivity and fun, it makes a great starter language for new programmers thanks to its simplicity, readability and focus on fun. Commonly used with Rails applications, it's a very popular language that's always in high demand. Companies such as Twitter and Kickstarter use Ruby.

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Ruby On Rails for Beginners
Get started with Ruby on Rails in a flash

Get started with Ruby on Rails development with this easy to understand online course designed for those who are new to Rails.

What Is Ruby on Rails?

Ruby on Rails allows developers to create fully interactive and completely flawless web applications in record time. It’s the framework of choice for all of those household name tech companies because it is both complex and simple, and can be applied to a range of applications. In fact, if you ask anyone who works at those giant tech companies what technology you should learn to build custom web applications, Rails will be their answer. If you love solving problems and want to up the ante on your next job application, this course is for you.

Get on the Right Track

  • Create fully interactive Rails applications
  • Learn how applications are built
  • Connect databases to Rails applications
  • Complete a challenging course project
  • Boost your employability with a valuable new skill

Build Rail Applications with Ease

This course is specifically designed for those who want to get started with Ruby on Rails. If you want to get a solid footing needed to build and develop rails applications and create interactive, database driven websites, this course is for you. While you don’t need to have any Rails experience, a web programming background or knowledge of HTML and CSS will help.

During 38 lectures and 5 hours of content, you’ll get to grips with the basics of Rails, learn how to develop Rails applications, and work towards completing a challenging final project that will set you up for using Rails in real life situations. Essentially, you’ll go from zero to accomplished Rails developer.

The first two sections cover requirements, installation and the basic setup and features of rails, as well as introducing you the very first app you’ll build. The next section delves deeper and will improve your understanding of how Rails works and what it can do. Section 4 and 5 are dedicated to developing your practical skills, building an interactive website and completing your course project.

Tools Used

Ruby on Rails is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. It is optimised for simple, efficient programming and sustainable coding. It is used to provide default structures for databases, web services and web pages and facilitates the use of web standards in JSON, XML, HTML, and JavaScript among others.

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$99
Certification Exam - Ruby on Rails for Beginners
Exam Offered Free for Monthly and Yearly Subscribers

Certification Exam Information

This certification exam is to verify that you have mastered the concepts covered in our Ruby on Rails for Beginners course.

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