Ruby 1: Introduction

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Al Shaw of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 7 at 9:00am
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
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Learn the basics of programming through the Ruby language. In this class, we'll start with the fundamentals of the language and work our way through objects and simple scripts to access data APIs.

This session is good for: People who want to start learning to program. Laptops will be provided, but if you plan to use your own computer, please have Ruby installed already.

Speaker Bios

  • Al Shaw is a news applications developer and environmental reporter at ProPublica. Previously, Shaw was Talking Points Memo's designer/developer and creator of TPM's popular PollTracker application. @A_L

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