Ruby, Part 3 of 6: Input/Output and Gems

with expert Jordan Hudgens

This course covers some practical components of Ruby development including how to work with its file system. Ruby expert Jordan Hudgens will explore methods that enable Ruby programs to generate files and dynamically add data to preexisting files. Later, to help you practically apply this knowledge, Hudgens will guide you through incorporating Ruby gems into an application and also building a Ruby program that connects to an outside API and works with the data which is sent back.

Beginner | 1h 26m | June 02, 2016


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Jordan Hudgens

Jordan Hudgens has certifications for Ruby on Rails, Thinkful; Ruby on Rails,; Front End Development, Thinkful; and AngularJS, Thinkful. He is currently vice president of engineering for TRACKR in Midland, Texas and is working on his PhD in Computer Science from Texas Tech. In addition to Ruby, Jordan works with PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, Postgres, CSS3, C, C++, C#, Objective-C, and Python. He also works with the frameworks Rails (Ruby), Zend (PHP), and Django (Python), plus the libraries AngularJS, jQuery, and Backbone.js.

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