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No prerequisites

Build a simple terminal application using Ruby programming language

This course should take you about 2 hrs to complete

 

Before we begin, let's set up our computer! 

LESSON 1: SETTING UP 


Let’s set up our coding environment and walk through the simple banking application that we'll build.

What we'll learn in Lesson 1:

  • how to make a folder terminal - mkdir folder_name
  • how to move into that folder - cd folder_name
  • how to make a file - touch file_name
  • how to clear our screen - ctrl + l

DID YOU KNOW?

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LESSON 2: PLANNING OUR APPLICATION


Let’s have a quick look at how to use repl and plan out our application. We will start by looking at how to write some pseudocode (step by step instructions written in plain english), and a flowchart, giving us a visual idea of what we want our app to do.


What we'll learn in Lesson 2!

  • shortcut to make comments - command + /

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