Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner / Edition 1

Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner / Edition 1

by Jerry Lee Ford Jr., Jerry Lee Ford Jr
     
 

ISBN-10: 159863397X

ISBN-13: 9781598633979

Pub. Date: 10/11/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Want to learn the fundamentals of Ruby programming but aren't sure where to start? Look no further! Ruby is a free, easy-to-learn, yet powerful scripting programming language that can run on any operating system. These attributes have made Ruby an extremely popular language in recent years for almost any programming task. Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner…  See more details below

Overview


Want to learn the fundamentals of Ruby programming but aren't sure where to start? Look no further! Ruby is a free, easy-to-learn, yet powerful scripting programming language that can run on any operating system. These attributes have made Ruby an extremely popular language in recent years for almost any programming task. Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner teaches you the basics of computer programming with Ruby through the creation of simple computer games. Not only will this "learn by doing" approach provide you with an instant sense of accomplishment, but it's also a fun way to learn. In addition to learning Ruby, you'll also learn the basics of computer programming, so you'll have a solid foundation from which you can confidently jump to other programming languages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598633979
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/11/2007
Series:
for the Absolute Beginner Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
358
Sales rank:
538,475
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents


1: Ruby Basics 2: Interacting with Ruby 3: Working with Objects, Strings, and Variables 4: Implementing Conditional Logic 5: Working with Loops 6: Working with Collections of Data 7: Working with Regular Expressions 8: Object-Oriented Programming 9: File and Folder Administration 10: Debugging App A: What's on the Companion Web Site? App B: What Next? Glossary Index

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