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Ruby and Javascript Classes Available Now!

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Hey Aspiring Ruby & Javascript Programmers! Sign up now.
Below, you will find information regarding the three upcoming classes.

 You can enroll here: http://classes.blazin...­
 Full and partial scholarships available: http://spreadsheets.g...­

Class Information: Ruby Class
Class Name: Ruby Class
Instructor: Sarah Allen
Dates:
July 13 - Aug. 17, 6:30-8:30 (6 Tuesdays)
Location:
414 Mason St., #403
Cost: $325.00
Description
This class is designed for people with programming experience in another language or who have been introduced to Ruby through Rails and want to learn more Ruby.
In this class, we will focus on learning the Ruby language through exploratory development and test-first teaching. Weekly homework assignments will provide hands-on reinforcement of concepts. We will dive deeply into Objects and Classes and cover Modules, Arrays, Hashes, String, Regular Expressions, and do practical things in the file system and over http. You will build a gem!
You will receive a book, "The Well-Grounded Rubyist" by David Black, which will supplement the class instruction. Everyone must bring their own laptop.
Class Information: Javascript Fundamentals
Class Name: Javascript Fundamentals
Instructor: Lorien Henry-Wilkins
Dates:
July 14 - August 18, 6:30-8:30 (6 Wednesdays)
Location:
414 Mason St. #403 
San Francisco, CA 94132
Cost: $325.00
Description
The target audience for this class is people who are programmers in another language and understand web development. A book will be provided to compliment the class instruction. Everyone must bring their own laptop.
The class will cover: 
- Javascript language 
- TDD using Jasmine 
- Working with the browser DOM 
- AJAX 
- jQuery basics
Lorien has expertise in cross-browser Javascript, OpenLaszlo and jQuery. One of her early projects was svg2vml, a javascript library for cross-browser vector graphic drawing.
Class Information: Learn to Program in Ruby
Class Name: Learn to Program in Ruby
Instructor: Liah Hanson
Dates:
July 15 - Sept 2, 6:30-8:30 (8 Thursdays)
Location:
414 Mason St., Suite 403
Cost: $325.00
Description
An introductory Ruby class for people who are new to programming or have up to a year of programming experience in another language. We will be using the book "Learn to Program" by Chris Pine and using test-first teaching exercises. There class will meet for 2 hours on Thursday evenings and there will be homework and reading assignments in between the classes. Everyone must bring their own laptop.
Kids are welcome as students! However, if they are 12 or under, they must bring a grown-up.

 You can enroll here: http://classes.blazin...­
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