Intro to Ruby

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Tiff Fehr of The New York Times
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Matchless
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Join us to learn Ruby's approach and how you can jump into Ruby without too much head-bashing. We’ll cover how Ruby does common programming concepts like assignments, conditionals, iteration and app setup.

Suggested technical experience: Comfort with another programming language or two would be helpful, although general familiarity with of coding concepts like variables, conditional logic and loops will work well.

Speaker Bios

  • Ms. Fehr is an assistant editor and lead developer at The New York Times.  As a developer within the Times' newsroom, she specializes in software supporting breaking news and live coverage workflows, as well as programmatic approaches to analyzing massive source material collections.

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