Ruby is a dynamic, thoroughly object oriented programming language with a focus on developer happiness and productivity. This course is designed to give you everything you need to start developing software in Ruby quickly. You will learn about all of the key features of the language: classes, methods, blocks, modules. You will find out about some of the standard types included in Ruby, such as strings, arrays, hashes and regular expressions. You will also get an introduction to tools and techniques you need to write real world software, including testing, debugging and packaging your code.
Alex Korban is an author and consultant with an interest in functional programming, databases and geospatial applications. He co-founded a company to visualize geospatial data and wrote several books.