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Ruby Basics

Course Summary

Ruby is a programming language with a focus on simplicity and productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to write. In Ruby Basics, we'll learn how to work with Ruby and write simple Ruby programs.

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    Course Syllabus

    Ruby Syntax

    Learn the basics of writing Ruby programs! You'll see how to define and call methods, and how to store data in variables. 16 steps
    • Your First Ruby Program 3:14
    • Course Overview 1:56
    • Our Feature List 0:57
    • Methods 6:38
    • Methods 5 questions
    • Methods 1 objective
    • Comments 1:36
    • Defining Methods 4:00
    • Defining Methods 1 objective
    • Variables 5:15
    • Variables 1 objective
    • Method Arguments 7:02
    • Method Arguments 1 objective
    • Method Return Values 11:42
    • Method Return Values 1 objective
    • Review 4 questions


    Almost every program needs to work with text. Programming languages represent text using "strings". In this stage we'll take a look at Ruby's powerful features for working with strings. 8 steps


    In Ruby, almost every piece of data is an "object". That means the data has useful methods attached to it that you can call. In this stage, we'll learn how to use these methods! 4 steps


    Almost every program needs to work with numbers, too. We'll learn about Ruby's two most common types of numbers, how to do math with them, and how to call methods on them. 8 steps


    Sometimes you'll need to run a piece of code only under certain conditions. Conditionals like if and unless allow you to do that! 9 steps

Course Fee:
USD 25

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Telecommunications Community

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