Time to completeApprox. 10 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
Ruby is a general-purpose language that is still popular and in high demand in the marketplace, as it’s more commonly used in Rails applications.
Concise and readable, it is easy to pick up but also plenty powerful. Companies like Twitter, Soundcloud, Goodreads, and Kickstarter got their products off the ground with Ruby.
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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- This course is perfect for beginners like myself. I've learned some basics of Ruby and now I'm looking forward to practising them with my teacher. Thank you!Anastasiia R.Verified Learner
- This was the only solution I could find to really understand the Ruby programming language thoroughly. I still have a ways to go, but Codecademy's Ruby course is the GOAT!John S.Verified Learner
- This is a fantastic way to start learning Ruby. I really learned a lot, it really helped me with my class I was able start writing Ruby code.Jose S.Verified Learner
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Frequently asked questions about Ruby
Ruby is an open-source programming language, making it free for anyone to use or contribute to. It’s also cross-platform, so you can run its code on any operating system. Ruby’s syntax lacks many of the special symbols you’ll find in some other languages, and as a general-purpose language, it has a wide range of applications.