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Ruby Programming Course

  • Recommended for Programmers who need to write/maintain scripts in Ruby and projects based
  • An understanding of programming is required, prior to attending this course
  • Candidates will be able to manipulate text using regular expression
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Course Information

The following topics will be covered during this course:

 

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials

  • Course Structure and Agenda

  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

 

Session 1: Introduction to Ruby

  • What is Ruby

  • What is it used for

  • Installing Ruby?

  • Ruby Basics - objects, regular expressions, arrays, hashes, Object Orientation

 

Session 2: Ruby Language Elements

  • Variables and constants

  • Operators

  • Assignments

  • Integer, float and string formats

  • Single and double quotes

  • Here documents

 

Session 3: Control Structures

  • Blocks and if statement

  • Boolean and range operators

  • Conditionals - if, unless, case

  • Loops - while, for in, until

  • Break, next, retry and redo

 

Session 4: Classes and Objects

  • Objects, classes and methods

  • Constructors and attributes

  • Instance and class variables

  • Local and global variables

  • Class and object methods

  • Including external files - load and require

 

Session 5: Input and Output in Ruby

  • Opening and closing files

  • Reading from and writing to files

 

Session 6: Arrays and Hashes in Ruby

  • Arrays and hashes

  • Building an array

  • The %w shortcut

  • Nesting arrays

  • Hash keys

  • Literators

 

Session 7: Object Orientation

  • Inheritance

  • Base classes and subclasses

  • What is inherited

  • Overriding

  • Abstract classes

  • Polymorphism

  • Multiple Inheritances

  • Class structure

  • Visibility

 

Session 8: Classes and Object Scoping

  • Public, private and protected visibility

  • Singletons and defs

  • Inheritance mixins

  • Destructors and garbage collection

  • Namespaces and modules

  • Hooks

  • Freezing objects

 

Session 9: Object Orientation Techniques

  • Clusters of classes

  • Programming and method standards

  • Formal Methods

  • Unified Modelling Language (UML)

  • Views

 

Session 10: Strings and Regular Expressions

  • Meta Characters

  • Anchors, literals, character groups and counts

  • Matching in Ruby

  • Modifiers i, o, x and m

  • Pattern matching variables

 

Session 11: Special Variables and Pseudo - Variables

  • ARGV and $0

  • Special variables

  • Environment variables

  • Pseudo-variables

  • Reserved words in Ruby

 

Session 12: Exceptions

  • Begin and end

  • Raise and rescue

  • Throw and catch

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This Ruby Programming course is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge to develop and maintain Ruby Scripts.

 

Ruby is a high level Interpreted, Object Oriented, rapid development language deployed in many scenarios in the modern world.

 

Upon completion of this course, candidates will learn to declare variables and initialise them, construct expressions with arithmetic, logical and relational operators, manipulate text using regular expression and many other fundamental skills.

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Prerequisites

Delegates should have a basic understanding of programming before attending this course.

 

Who Should Attend this course?

This course is recommended for programmers who need to write or maintain scripts in Ruby and projects based on Ruby.

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Please arrive at the venue at 08:45am.
An understanding of programming is required, prior to attending this course.
This course is recommended for Programmers who need to write or maintain scripts in Ruby and projects based on Ruby.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

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"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

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