Expanded Library

Building Ruby Gems

by Darren Cauthon

This course will show you how to build a Ruby gem. Starting with Ruby fundamentals and finishing with application design, this course will show you how to create and use Ruby gems to build great applications.

What you'll learn

A Ruby gem is the cornerstone of application development in Ruby. Whether you're writing a simple Ruby script or a complicated application, you will use Ruby gems. However, many developers do not know how to build gems for themselves and others. This course will cover everything you need to know to understand, build, and design your own Ruby gems.

About the author

Years ago, a short introduction to TDD turned Darren from a fearful, stressed programmer to a voracious developer. Since then, he has used TDD with .Net, Ruby, and Javascript to build dozens of working applications for many clients. He has also served as a developer, project lead, mentor, developer community organizer, OSS contributor, and clean code advocate. He tries to spread his love of programming to anybody who will listen. Darren's hobbies include programming, having contributed to and a... more

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