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NYC on Rails Message Board › RubyFocus - A New Newsletter from NYC on Rails

RubyFocus - A New Newsletter from NYC on Rails

Avi F.
Group Organizer
New York, NY
Hey Everyone!

Along with a Flatiron Student, Brad Wheel, I've been working on a new newsletter format for NYC on Rails. tl;dr I want to send out code based tutorials. I find them very effective in teaching. The idea is a lot like RubyKoans, but more bite sized. So with that, I'd love to introduce the first issue of RubyFocus - Variable Scopes.­

Hopefully we'll get these newsletters out every other week. If you'd like to contribute, just ping us with a reply. As this is a new project, we'd really love feedback.

To Complete the Exercises

Clone this repository.

git clone­

Open the file in your text editor and replace the "__" in the tests with your answers and when you are done run the exercise files to get your results.

For example, to run 5_glob_var.rb, use the '5_ruby glob_var.rb' command from the command line prompt of the appropriate folder.

Doing the exercises in order will obviously help too :-) Enjoy.

Gust is looking for a CTO! (And they sponsored this newsletter yay!)

If you know someone that might be appropriate for this position or if you are interested in talking to the team,

respond to the job posting on our good friends at RubyNow -­

Thanks everyone, see you all soon, as always, if you need anything, dont hesistate to reach out to me.

Avi Flombaum
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