Have Fun With Ruby And Shoes

by Satish Talim on January 12, 2009

Have Fun With Ruby And Shoes!

RL has been conducting online Ruby programming courses that has had over 6400 participants spread across 140+ countries. This has been possible due to the extensive support provided by the patrons, mentors and assistant teachers of these courses. RL strives hard to improve the methodology and course content based on the extensive and positive feedback we receive. Thanks to YOU, people like Fabio Akita and companies like Locaweb who make this possible.

What’s Shoes?

The extraordinaire Rubyist “Why The Lucky Stiff” (_why)1 has been working energetically on Shoes, a Ruby Cross Platform GUI App Toolkit. Shoes is simple and straightforward.

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If you learn Shoes and Ruby programming, your programming life would become much more enjoyable!

Who’s It For?

You need some background in Core Ruby to make the most out of this course,


The course starts on 14th Feb. 2009. It’s a two week course. You first need to register on the site and then enroll into the course.

What Will I Learn?

The brief outline of this course is:

First Week

Create your own Riddles in Shoes by doing the five steps.

Sample Screenshot:
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Second week

Create your own Dog Hunts Sheep Game2 by doing the five steps.

Sample Screenshot:
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Course conducted by?

The course is conducted by Shoes NinjaSatoshi Asakawa from Japan with 24×7 help from the assistant teachers, mentors and patrons at RubyLearning.

Early Bird Registration Discounts

  • For the first 20 registrations, Course Fee: US$ 3 per participant
  • For the next 30 registrations, Course Fee US$ 4 per participant
  • After the first 50 registrations, Course Fee US$ 5 per participant

The course fee goes towards maintaining RubyLearning and helps provide quality content to you.

The first two batches were a run-away success. So hurry, registrations have started.

This FAQ would help answer most of your queries.

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  1. _why appreciates this course. We are honored!
  2. Original article was created by Karel Minarik. Thank you for giving us consent to use the material.
Posted by Satish Talim

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ashbb January 21, 2009 at 9:40 am

Hi all,
I’ve provided the following two exercises for the next 3rd bath. :-D
– Riddles in Shoes
– Dog Hunts Sheep Game
Let’s have fun learning Ruby programming with Shoes!
Satoshi Asakawa (ashbb)


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