Ruby is a great language, especially for beginners. The syntax of Ruby is intuitive, easy to understand, and easy to get started. If you have no prior programming experience and 1 hour and 44 minutes of time you can learn Ruby.
Ruby Programming For Everyone by John Elder (Packt Publishing – ISBN 9781839211997) is a video training program designed to take you from the absolute basics to advanced Ruby programming techniques in less than 2 hours.
You will learn how to install Ruby on your computer and rapidly progress from the traditional “Hello World” program to more advanced Ruby programming techniques. Each video is short and concise, allowing you to learn at a pace that’s ideal for you.
Ruby is one of my favourite languages simply because it’s easy to get things done quickly. If you’ve never programmed before, or simply want to see what Ruby has to offer, Ruby Programming for Everyone is a great way to get started. You’ll be surprised how easy it can be.