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Introduction to the Ruby Programming Language

Elven Labs and Friends

Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10:05 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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An easy and gentle introduction to programming the Ruby Language.  Learn about Ruby in the context of writing a single-user text adventure engine.

Attendees should already have a familiarity with:

  • Javascript or PHP or Python
  • The C programming language
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Emacs or Vim (Required)


  • You will need to bring a laptop running Windows or Linux, or Mac OS


  • You should already have Secure Shell  program already installed onto your laptop, such as PuTTy (Windows) or ssh (Linux, Mac OS) 
  • You will need to know how to use a commandline-style text editor such as emacs or vi


Hour 1- Language Workshop

  • Kernel, IO, File (25 mins)
  • Arrays, Hashes, Expressions (25 mins)

Hour 2 - Object Oriented Concepts

  • Classes and Modules (20 mins)
  • Duck Typing, Standard Protocols, and Coercion (15 mins)
  • Blocks and Iterators (15 mins)

-  Lunch Break (90 mins)

Hour 3 - Hands On Lab

  • Lab - Writing a single-user text adventure game (50 minutes)

Hour 4 - Ruby under the hood

  • The Ruby Language Class Hierarchy
  • Dynamic Ruby


At the end of the presentation, the attendee would have:

  • Basic understanding of the Ruby language

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3403 Technological Ave
Suite 2
Orlando, FL 32817

Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10:05 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Elven Labs and Friends

Elven Labs is based in Orlando, FL. We build lasting relationships with your customers that are avid iPhone/iPad owners.

We write iPhone/iPad applications for small to midsize businesses.



Rodney Degracia


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