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Tuesday, February 9 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ruby for the Newbie

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Join our instructor, Jason Perry to learn the basics of Ruby and our Campus Director, Toni Aliberti to learn more about The Iron Yard

This course assumes no previous knowledge of Ruby or any other programming language.


The first half of the course will be a short lecture on the basics of programming and Ruby, followed by a hands-on workshop where we'll do some actual coding together.


• A laptop with a working Ruby (v2.x) installation. Any recent Mac has this out of the box. For windows, checkout: http://rubyinstaller.org/. Linux users can use their distro's package manager.

• Your favorite text editor (e.g. Sublime Text, Vim or Atom, not a word processor like Word)


• What is Ruby? 

• Real word use cases

• Basic Ruby syntax

• Object Oriented Programming

• Creating a simple application or game

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Jason Perry

Jason is a native Floridian who started building for the web as a teen in the mid-'90s. He's been a Rubyist for about as long as anybody, founding the Tampa Ruby Brigade in 2006 and taking great pride in being an active leader in the local tech community. After stints in academia... Read More →

Tuesday February 9, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm EST