Session 1: First steps
Ask 10 Programmers, get 15 answers
More important than what language is that you try it
Try one language and go for it!
"I hope to see Ruby help every programmer in the world to be productive, and to enjoy programming, and to be happy. That is the primary purpose of Ruby language."
Yukihiro Matsumoto ("Matz") - Ruby creator
The coaches know it well
Easier to learn than other languages
Active, open and friendly community: "Matz is nice and so we are nice" (MINASWAN)
Your very first error message!
puts "Hello world!"
Your very first Ruby program!
What questions do you have?