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.
A tour of Ruby, Try Ruby, A suduko solver in Ruby.
Lexical structure, Syntactic structure, Files structure, Program encoding, Program execution.
Numbers, text, Arrays, Hashes, Ranges, Symbols, True, false, and nil, Objects.
Literals and keyword literals, Variable references, Constant references, Method invocations, Assignments, Operators.
Conditionals, loops, Iterators and enumerable objects, Blocks, Altering flow control, Exceptions and exception handling, BEGIN and END, Threads, fibres and continuations.
Defining simple methods, Method names, Methods and parentheses, Method arguments, Procs and lambdas, Closures, Method objects, Functional programming.
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.
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.
Strings, Regular expressions, Numbers and Math, Dates and times, Collections, Files and directories, Input/output, Networking, Threads and concurrency.
Invoking the Ruby interpreter, The Top-level environment, Practical extraction and reporting shortcuts, Calling the OS, Security.
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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.