Getting Started with Ruby

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Getting Started with Ruby
September 28, 2013 9:00 am
September 28, 2013 11:00 am
Workshop 88
September 4, 2013
Workshop 88
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481 N Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137-8402, United States

Ruby is an open source general purpose interpreted programming language intended to be easy to write, read and learn. In this introduction to Ruby, we will focus on basics of the language, with a bit of object-orientation and Test Driven Development.

When: September 28, 2013 9:00-11:00 a.m.

What you need to know before coming to this class: You should be familiar with Unix-like systems (Mac OS X or linux, for example). You should also be able to create and edit text files.

What you need to bring to the class: If possible, you should bring a laptop computer with Ruby preinstalled. We suggest using Rvm ( to install Ruby.

What you will leave the class with: A knowledge of the basics of Ruby, what it’s strong points are, and how to learn more about programming with Ruby.

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