Ruby Programming

Ruby Programming

3 days @ £1,495.00 exc. VAT 

Course Code: RUBYP

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Ruby Programming Course Overview

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

This Ruby Programming course is designed to give delegates the knowledge to develop / maintain Ruby scripts.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Declare variables and initialise them
  • Construct expressions with arithmetic, logical and relational operators
  • Use iterative type statements
  • Use conditional statements
  • Read/write files
  • Manipulate text using regular expression
  • Use and create Ruby Objects
  • Use built-in library functions

Who will the Course Benefit?

Programmers who need to write or maintain scripts in Ruby and projects based on Ruby.

Course Objectives

Knowledge of Ruby to write, modify, maintain and understand Ruby scripts.

Requirements

Familiarisation with programming concepts is useful, this knowledge can be obtained by attendance on the Introduction to Programming course.

Follow-On Courses

Notes:
  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.

Ruby Programming Training 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
  • Labs

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
  • Labs

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
  • Labs

Session 5: INPUT AND OUTPUT IN RUBY

  • Opening and closing files
  • Reading from and writing to files
  • Labs

Session 6: ARRAYS AND HASHES IN RUBY

  • Arrays and hashes
  • Building an array
  • The %w shortcut
  • Nesting arrays
  • Hash keys
  • Iterators
  • Labs

Session 7: OBJECT ORIENTATION

  • Inheritance
  • Base classes and subclasses
  • What's inherited
  • Overriding
  • Abstract classes
  • Polymorphism
  • Multiple Inheritances
  • Class structure
  • Visibility
  • Labs

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
  • Labs

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
  • Labs

Session 11: SPECIAL VARIABLES AND PSEUDO-VARIABLES

  • ARGV and $0
  • Special variables
  • Environment variables
  • Pseudo-variables
  • Reserved words in Ruby
  • Labs

Session 12: EXCEPTIONS

  • begin and end
  • Raise and rescue
  • Throw and catch
  • labs
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Excellent course, thoroughly provided an understanding of basics needed for Ruby programming. Very well taught in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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