Ruby Programming

Ruby Programming

by Jr., Jerry Lee Ford
     
 


Ruby is a free and powerful programming language that can be used to develop programs to meet nearly any programming challenge, including scripting, application programming and Web development. This new text teaches Ruby programming through a lively hands-on approach and a focus on game development. Students begin by learning the fundamentals of computer… See more details below

Overview


Ruby is a free and powerful programming language that can be used to develop programs to meet nearly any programming challenge, including scripting, application programming and Web development. This new text teaches Ruby programming through a lively hands-on approach and a focus on game development. Students begin by learning the fundamentals of computer programming and will move on to mastering the concepts and principles involved in Ruby programming. Topics covered include formulating regular expressions, basic debugging techniques, and performing file and folder administration. For those students interested in learning how to do Web development with Ruby using Ruby on Rails, this book also provides the necessary prerequisite foundation and introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111222376
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/22/2010
Series:
Introduction to Programming Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
957,826
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents


1. Ruby Basics. 2. Interacting with Ruby. 3. Working with Objects, Strings, and Numbers. 4. Implementing Conditional Logic. 5. Working with Loops. 6. Working with Collections of Data. 7. Working with Regular Expressions. 8. Object-Oriented Programming. 9. Systems, File, and Network Administration. 10. Debugging. 11. Ruby on Rails Web Development. Glossary. Index.

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