• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    8–12 hours per week
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  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English
  • Course Type:
    Self-paced on your time

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Prerequisites

Programming proficiency in at least one imperative object-oriented language (Python, Java, etc.), familiarity with both the theoretical underpinnings and implementation of basic data structures (lists, hashes, queues, etc.), understanding of the basics of functional programming and higher-order functions.

We will teach the basics of Ruby at a very accelerated pace that assumes thorough familiarity with OOP inheritance, static/class vs. instance methods and attributes, recursion, hash tables/hash maps, list comprehensions, higher-order functions, lambda expressions.

This course is NOT a good first course in programming. Basic Unix command-line skills are helpful; we will provide a cheat sheet.

About this course

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Part One of the Professional Certificate Program in Agile Development of Software as a Service. This course presents ideas and techniques for designing, developing, and modifying large software systems using Agile techniques and the same best-of-breed tools used by professionals, including GitHub, Pivotal Tracker, Travis CI, Heroku, and more.

What you'll learn

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  • Introduction to SaaS, Agile, and Cloud Computing
  • Ruby on Rails
  • SaaS Architecture

Meet your instructors

Armando Fox
Professor of Computer Science
UC Berkeley
David Patterson
Pardee Professor of Computer Science
UC Berkeley

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