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Learn Ruby from Scratch

3 Projects
124 Lessons
13 Quizzes
31 Challenges
176 Playgrounds
62 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Learn how to program using Ruby as your first programming language.

Learn idiomatic Ruby.

Learn about blocks, methods, regular expressions, and more in Ruby.

Learn how to program using Ruby as your first programming language.

Learn idiomatic Ruby.

Learn about blocks, methods, regular expressions, and more in Ruby.

Course Overview

Do you want to learn about interpreted languages? Tired of dense syntaxes? Tired of compiling code to machine language first? Are you looking for an easy-to-use scripting language? Well, Ruby is the answer! Ruby is a smart, easy-to-use, functional, object-oriented programming language...

How You'll Learn

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

Course Contents

1. The Big Picture
2. Variables
3. Built-in Class: Numeric
4. Built-in Class: String
5. Built-in Classes: TrueClass, FalseClass, and NilClass
6. Built-in Class: Symbol
7. Built-in Class: Array
8. Built-in Class: Hash
9. Objects
10. Methods
11. Operators are Methods
12. Blocks

Mini Project

Get Ready for Some More Drill!
14. Conditionals
15. Coding Challenge: Truthiness and Equivalence

Mini Project

Lets Run Another Lap with Hashes
17. Writing Classes

Mini Project

The Mailbox Project
19. Spotlight on Things Unremarked
20. Advanced Topics
21. Your Toolkit
22. Appendix: Mailbox Project Prerequisite

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