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Complete Ruby programming  |    A 3 day   hands on   training course

Complete Ruby programming training course description

This course starts with a quick-start session and then explains the language in detail from the bottom up. Hands on sessions follow all the major sessions to reinforce the theory.

What will you learn
  • Read Ruby programs.
  • Write Ruby programs.
  • Debug Ruby programs.
Complete Ruby programming training course details

Complete Ruby programming training course contents

  • Introduction
  • A tour of Ruby, Try Ruby, A suduko solver in Ruby.

  • The Structure and execution of Ruby
  • Lexical structure, Syntactic structure, Files structure, Program encoding, Program execution.

  • Datatypes and objects
  • Numbers, text, Arrays, Hashes, Ranges, Symbols, True, false, and nil, Objects.

  • Expressions and operators
  • Literals and keyword literals, Variable references, Constant references, Method invocations, Assignments, Operators.

  • Statements and control structures
  • Conditionals, loops, Iterators and enumerable objects, Blocks, Altering flow control, Exceptions and exception handling, BEGIN and END, Threads, fibres and continuations.

  • Methods, Procs, Lambdas and closures
  • Defining simple methods, Method names, Methods and parentheses, Method arguments, Procs and lambdas, Closures, Method objects, Functional programming.

  • Classes and modules
  • Defining a simple class, Method visibility: public, protected, privates, Subclassing and inheritance, Object creation and initialization, Modules, Loading and requiring modules, Singleton methods and Eigenclass, Method lookup, Constant lookup.

  • Reflection and metaprogramming
  • Types, classes and modules, Evaluating strings and blocks, Variables and constants, Methods, Hooks, Tracing, ObjectSpace and GV, Custom control structures, Missing methods and missing constants, Dynamically creating methods, Alias chaining.

  • The Ruby platform
  • Strings, Regular expressions, Numbers and Math, Dates and times, Collections, Files and directories, Input/output, Networking, Threads and concurrency.

  • The Ruby environment
  • Invoking the Ruby interpreter, The Top-level environment, Practical extraction and reporting shortcuts, Calling the OS, Security.

Learning path



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Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.