This course covers the Ruby language from the basics through to an intermediate level, with a focus on learning enough to be able to write basic applications and move on to learning about further technologies such as Rails. Ruby on Rails is not covered in this course, but it serves are a prerequisite to learning Rails development for those who do not already know Ruby.
Note: Additional to the usual forum-based help and guidance, the instructor, Peter Cooper, is planning to run frequent IRC/chat based sessions for people who want to discuss the course or ask questions in real time.
Taught online. Instructor-led.
CodeLesson courses are available to students 24 hours a day while the course is in session. That means you can participate in the course even if you have a busy daytime schedule or if you're located in a different time zone.
Courses are comprised of online and offline readings, weekly quizzes, online discussion topics, and hands-on coding exercises that are evaluated by the instructor. You can post questions about the coursework at any time and the instructor will provide guidance. You're never stuck on your own.
Students who complete this course receive the Ruby Builder certification. You can display the certification on your CodeLesson profile as proof you've completed this course.