I got a recommendation to try Learn Ruby the Hard Way from Ada Developer’s Academy. I figured they must know what they’re doing, since they regularly turn women with no programming experience into full-stack developers.
In the Introduction, titled “The Hard Way is Easier”, Learn Ruby the Hard Way promises that:
If you go through this book, and do each exercise for one or two hours a night, you will have a good foundation for moving onto another book about Ruby to continue your studies. This book won’t turn you into a programmer overnight, but it will get you started on the path to learning how to code.
I thought that was a reasonable promise, given my level of experience. Continue reading “Learn Ruby the Hard Way, Part 1: Command Line”