Take your Ruby programming to the next level with Huw Collingbourne's simple guide to advanced Ruby coding.
Created by: Huw Collingbourne
Produced in 2020
What you will learn
- Encapsulation and data hiding
- Singleton classes and methods
- Exception handling
- Threads and fibers
- Modules and mixins
- File handling
- YAML and Marshal
- Regular Expressions
Overall Score : 74 / 100
- This course is for anyone who already knows the fundamentals of Ruby and wants to take their Ruby coding skills to a higher level. Here you'll learn the tricks and techniques of the Ruby masters
Huw Collingbourne is the technology director at SapphireSteel Software, developers of programming tools for Microsoft Visual Studio. He is author of The Little Book Of C, The Little Book Of Pointers and The Little Book Of Recursion from Bitwise Books and of The Book Of Ruby from No Starch Press. He runs Bitwise Courses and teaches courses on a range of programming topics.
Huw has been a programmer for more than 30 years. He is a well-known technology writer in the UK. For over ten years he wrote the Delphi and Java programming column for PC Plus Magazine. He has also written numerous opinion and programming columns (including tutorials on C#, C++, Smalltalk and Ruby) for a number of computer magazines, such as Computer Shopper, PC Pro, and PC Plus.
In the 1980s he was a pop music journalist and interviewed most of the New Romantic stars, such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Adam Ant, Boy George, and Depeche Mode. He is now writing a series of 1980s murder mysteries.
At various times Huw has been a magazine publisher, editor, and TV broadcaster. He has an MA in English from the University of Cambridge and holds a 2nd dan black belt in aikido, a martial art which he teaches in North Devon, UK. The aikido comes in useful when trying (usually unsuccessfully) to keep his Pyrenean Mountain Dogs under some semblance of control.