Why learn Ruby with Flatiron School?
Our Ruby lessons are free — that way you can set your schedule and learn at your own pace.
Ruby is intuitive, approachable, and flexible, and is a great way to see if coding is right for you.
Our lessons to help you learn Ruby are free so you can see if coding is right for you before committing to a career-changing coding course.
Our grads work at some of tech's biggest companies
Ruby for beginners: what you'll learn
Ruby is one of the most popular scripting languages in web development worldwide, and is utilized at some of tech's biggest companies like Airbnb, GitHub, and Shopify. In this free Ruby workshop, you'll learn the basic Ruby fundamentals free and fast while gauging if a career as a Ruby developer makes sense for you and your interests.
Learn Ruby for beginners starts with variables and how they represent information, how they’re maintained, and how they’re reassigned.
Understand how to write Ruby, run code samples, and print their outputs.
Get familiar with the common Ruby data types that you’re likely to encounter and use on a daily basis — strings, booleans, numbers, symbols, arrays, and hashes.
The foundation of Ruby works on if, else, and elsif statements — learn what they mean and how to use them.
See how loops can be used to streamline processes and tell a Ruby program to do the same thing repeatedly — including using while and until statements.
Learn how methods dictate what variables do, distinguish them from data types, and cover how to create and execute them in your Ruby program.
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