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Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition by Peter Cooper

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© Peter Cooper 2016

Peter Cooper, Beginning Ruby, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1278-3_4

4. Developing Your First Ruby Application

Peter Cooper

(1)Louth, Lincs, UK

Up to this point, we’ve focused on covering the basics of the Ruby language and how it works at the ground level. In this chapter, we’ll move into the world of real software development and develop a complete, though very basic, Ruby application with a basic set of features. Once we’ve developed and tested the basic application, we’ll look at different ways to extend it to become more useful. On our way, we’ll cover some new facets of development that haven’t been mentioned so far.

First, let’s look at the basics of source code organization before moving on to actual programming.

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