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.
4 out of 5 Codecademy learners achieve their goals"Codecademy gave me the tools I needed to land my first job as a developer, completely changing my career from the waste industry." - Jonathan Manner, Sweden
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- I'm very glad that my friend told me about Codecedemy and the Ruby course. It is my first OOP language that I have learned, and I'm excited that this course is so easy to learn.Tuytuynnik D.Verified Learner
- The Ruby course was really helpful to understand syntax and several complex terms. Everything was broken down to small sections that made it easier to learn and understand. Totally recommended!Cristian Z.Verified Learner
- As someone who has taken object oriented classes in the past, I thought this was a great refresher. It's one of the best programming classes I've taken. I wish I was aware of this years ago.Chris H.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.