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Comprehensive Ruby Programming

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Learn
  • Learn how to use Ruby code effectively, picking the right tool for the job and not duplicating built-in functionality
  • Gain best software development practices, and how to identify and fix common errors
  • Absorb core programming skills, such as variables, strings, loops, conditionals, and much more
  • Explore object-oriented programming and learn to create modular, reusable code that you can use across projects
  • Build 10 practical Ruby programs as you work through the book on topics such as big data analysis and solving Euler equations
About

Ruby is a powerful, general-purpose programming language that can be applied to any task. Whether you are an experienced developer who wants to learn a new language or you are new to programming, this book is your comprehensive Ruby coding guide. Starting with the foundational principles, such as syntax, and scaling up to advanced topics such as big data analysis, this book will give you all of the tools you need to be a professional Ruby developer. A few of the key topics are: object-oriented programming, built-in Ruby methods, core programming skills, and an introduction to the Ruby on Rails and Sinatra web frameworks. You will also build 10 practical Ruby programs.

Created by an experienced Ruby developer, this book has been written to ensure it focuses on the skills you will need to be a professional Ruby developer. After you have read this book, you will be ready to start building real-world Ruby projects.

Features
  • Provides the core skills required to become a Ruby programmer
  • Covers how to use the most popular Ruby Gem libraries
  • Includes details on regular expressions
Page Count 330
Course Length 9 hours 54 minutes
ISBN 9781787280649
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2017
Introduction to how OOP works
Ruby OOP development – setters, getters, and methods
Working with instantiation in Ruby
Creating an initializer method in a Ruby class
The working of OOP inheritance
Overview of private versus public methods
The working of polymorphism and usage of super
Dead simple OOP
SOLID OOP development – the simple responsibility principle
SOLID OOP development – the open/closed principle guide and example
SOLID OOP development – the Liskov substitution principle
SOLID OOP development – the interface segregation principle
SOLID OOP development – the dependency inversion principle
Summary

Authors

Jordan Hudgens

Jordan Hudgens is the CTO and founder of DevCamp, where he leads instruction and curriculum development for all the DevCamp and Bottega code schools around the US.

As a developer over the past decade, Jordan has traveled the world building applications and training individuals on a wide variety of topics, including Ruby development, big data analysis, and software engineering.

Jordan focuses on project-driven education as opposed to theory-based development. This style of teaching is conducive to learning how to build real-world products that adhere to industry best practices.

Additionally, Jordan has published multiple books on programming and computer science along with developing training curriculum for Learn.co, DevCamp, and AppDev on the topics, namely Ruby on Rails, Java, AngularJS, NoSQL, API development, and algorithms.