Comprehensive Ruby Programming

What this about?

Created by an experienced Ruby developer, this book has been written to ensure it focuses on the skills you will need to be a professional Ruby developer. After you have read this book, you will be ready to start building real-world Ruby projects.

What you will learn
  • Learn how to use Ruby code effectively, picking the right tool for the job and not duplicating built-in functionality
  • Gain best software development practices, and how to identify and fix common errors
  • Absorb core programming skills, such as variables, strings, loops, conditionals, and much more
  • Explore object-oriented programming and learn to create modular, reusable code that you can use across projects
  • Build 10 practical Ruby programs as you work through the book on topics such as big data analysis and solving Euler equations

Author

Jordan Hudgens

Is the CTO and founder of DevCamp, where he leads instruction and curriculum development for all the DevCamp and Bottega code schools around the US.

As a developer over the past decade, Jordan has traveled the world building applications and training individuals on a wide variety of topics, including Ruby development, big data analysis, and software engineering.

Jordan focuses on project-driven education as opposed to theory-based development. This style of teaching is conducive to learning how to build real-world products that adhere to industry best practices.

Additionally, Jordan has published multiple books on programming and computer science along with developing training curriculum for Learn.co, DevCamp, and AppDev on the topics, namely Ruby on Rails, Java, AngularJS, NoSQL, API development, and algorithms.