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The Ruby Workshop

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The Ruby Workshop

The Ruby Workshop
English | 2019 | ISBN: 9781838642365 | 546 pages | EPUB | 20.4 MB

Get to grips with the fundamentals of the Ruby programming language and learn how to build your own applications with the help of real-world examples and hands-on activities

Key Features
Learn the fundamentals of Ruby object-oriented programming (OOP)
Use the Ruby on Rails framework to build interactive web applications
Discover how to quickly build complex programs with fewer lines of code
Book Description
The beauty of Ruby is its readability and expressiveness. Ruby hides away a lot of the complexity of programming, allowing you to work quickly and 'do more' with fewer lines of code. This makes it a great programming language for beginners, but learning any new skill can still be a daunting task. If you want to learn to code using Ruby, but don't know where to start, The Ruby Workshop will help you cut through the noise and make sense of this fun, flexible language.

You'll start by writing and running simple code snippets and Ruby source code files. After learning about strings, numbers, and booleans, you'll see how to store collections of objects with arrays and hashes. You'll then learn how to control the flow of a Ruby program using boolean logic.

The book then delves into OOP and explains inheritance, encapsulation, and polymorphism. Gradually, you'll build your knowledge of advanced concepts by learning how to interact with external APIs, before finally exploring the most popular Ruby framework ? Ruby on Rails ? and using it for web development.

Throughout this book, you'll work on a series of realistic projects, including simple games, a voting application, and an online blog. By the end of this Ruby book, you'll have the knowledge, skills and confidence to creatively tackle your own ambitious projects with Ruby.

What you will learn
Master the syntax and features of Ruby to build useful applications
Use common design patterns to simplify code and improve efficiency
Understand how to implement object-oriented programming with Ruby
Explore ways to fetch, process, and output data
Work with public APIs and create reusable RubyGems
Debug code to troubleshoot application behavior
Create interactive web applications with Ruby on Rails