Ruby Monstas


Session 1: Setting up

Your toolbox

The command line

Comes pre-installed on all operating systems!

Operating SystemCommand line program
WindowsPowershell
macOSTerminal
LinuxTerminal Emulator

Set up a desktop shortcut for your command line now!

Your toolbox

Visual Studio Code

code.visualstudio.com

Don't worry, it's free and open source!

Set up a desktop shortcut for Visual Studio Code now!

Your toolbox

Finally, Ruby!

For macOS

Congratulations! There is nothing to be done. Ruby comes pre-installed!

For Linux

You probably know how to install packages on your distribution.

For example on Ubuntu, run in the command line:

sudo apt install ruby-full

For Windows

rubyinstaller.org

Your toolbox

Check that your Ruby installation works:

  1. Open your command line (Terminal, Powershell or similar)
  2. Type in the window:
    ruby --version
  3. Push the Enter key

You should see something similar to this:

ruby 2.6.1p33 (2019-01-30 revision 66950) [x86_64-darwin18]

Additional Resources

Ruby For Beginners: Your tools

What questions do you have?