Free, Online Ruby Programming Course

by Satish Talim on December 8, 2007

Ruby’s popularity and usage is growing exponentially with each passing day. Don’t get left behind. Here’s your chance to learn Ruby programming for free, at the comfort of your home and along with an online teacher.

This course is ideal for those of you who want to complement your skill-set with Ruby, but haven’t quite found the time to do so. There would be online lessons, exercises, quizzes and assignments all the way. You are free to ask all your Ruby related doubts, queries and questions and rest assured that they would be answered.

The course is open to all and will cover Core and Advanced Ruby. The syllabus is already available online, so you can get started early by planning what you’re going to cover. The course proper begins on Monday, 7th January 2008 and to take part, all you have to do is register at the class and enroll in the course. Detailed instructions are available there.

The first such course was held in August 2006 with over 100 students participating. The second held in August 2007 had over 500 students participating. This would be the third batch.

The parent RubyLearning site is a great Ruby resource for newcomers to the language. The current course is designed using Moodle a free, open-source course management system (CMS).

Interested? Register now. Registrations close on 6th January 2008 at 18.00 hrs IST.

Do pass this word to all your friends, colleagues. Don’t let this opportunity slip away.

Update: –

The batch has started with 2190 participants.

My sincere thanks to the following for writing about this course and making it popular.

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

Rasheed December 13, 2007 at 1:25 am

hi im newbe here & want to learn RoR

im rasheed….from hyderabad,doing my MCA from GRIET ,JNTU,hyderabad.

I came to know about ROR few months back…and i want to do my project on RoR…

Till now I dont know RoR programming but i am disparate to learn it.

can any one suggest me how i have to proceed … it possible for me to learn RoR & do project on it…. i am thinking about going for some CMS kind of projec…but i dont know how to start & how to analyse or get specifications….

till this point i dont have any experience of doing project…and i have to submit abstract by next week….

i had alredy discussed this with my project guide she said ok but she diclared that she cannot help meout if i get suck up some where in the middle of project….problem is my HOD have to accept this project..

but i decided to take risk….and im seeking your help

thanx in advance


J.Mihai December 13, 2007 at 11:09 pm

Hi, could you give me more details please ? If you cannot do it here, then how can I contact you ?

Waiting for a reply, Thanks


satish December 14, 2007 at 6:17 am

You can email at mail[at]satishtalim[dot]com


Brian December 21, 2007 at 2:29 am

the class sounds great – but the site is down…


satish December 21, 2007 at 5:52 am

The site is up and kicking. If the site was down when you tried to access it, it must have been a temporary phase.


Bouwow December 25, 2007 at 8:21 pm

thanx for the tutorial, i have never used ruby before and I am interested in the content


Nikhil January 11, 2008 at 2:33 pm

The tutorial is good enough to start…
covers most of d basics…
Thanx a lot Mr.satish…


Rajeswar August 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm

I want to learn Ruby, please let me know when the next batch is staring for online course.


Rohit April 1, 2009 at 4:12 pm

Hey sir..i am doing a website project using ruby on rails..i want my website 2 edit the image online wherein it would be possible 2 edit shear or rotate the image


Santosh Lohar March 21, 2010 at 10:07 pm

hello Sir,
Can I get the info about how to start the ROR learning , is there any courses in Pune.



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