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Variables [ID:412] (5/6)

in series: Introduction to Ruby

video tutorial by Lucas Holland, added 11/07

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In this episode, we discuss the concept of variables and how it is applied to Ruby.

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27. Williamtymn Mon, 27 Sep 2010 18:00

Lightbulb moment! That was great!! Thanks. :)

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22. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:56

Good stuff and I able to correct myself in my misconceptions..

21. marinir seo jasa seo Sun, 14 Mar 2010 05:52

though i'm a programmer, the way you explain concepts gives me better understanding

20. Prestiz-SPA – mac kosmetiks Colorful IA24E 539 Fri, 19 Feb 2010 06:58

You're very thorough and predictable in your flow allowing the viewer to jump around and pace themselves when going through these.

Thanks again Lucas!

19. anonymous Sun, 27 Dec 2009 10:04

very informative

18. anonymous Mon, 12 Oct 2009 11:39

Very nice video. Thanks!

17. anonymous Tue, 18 Aug 2009 05:49

Great Video.!

16. anonymous Mon, 27 Jul 2009 10:32

This one could go a little deeper (if it doesn't in the next video). I was a little disappointed, there was no demonstration of assigning the value to a variable. Showing the actual syntax etc...maybe it will be in the next video?

15. anonymous Sun, 26 Jul 2009 02:47

Nice tut. Audio was much better. Thanks !

14. anonymous Sun, 19 Jul 2009 00:00

thanks so much for taking the time to do this tutorial, ruby is starting to make sense now. I can't wait to see more.

13. anonymous Fri, 26 Jun 2009 08:55

good job

12. anonymous Mon, 15 Jun 2009 11:17

Your videos are helpful. Thanks for the effort!

11. anonymous Fri, 17 Apr 2009 11:50

Thanks man, keep up the good work.

10. anonymous Fri, 17 Apr 2009 11:47

Thanks man, keep up the good work.

I've liked the entire series. In particular I like that they are short and to the point. I hope the rest of the lessons are the same.

8. anonymous Tue, 23 Dec 2008 10:50

The volume from video to video is uneven. It would be 'nice' if it could be normalized. Other than that, it's great to have a free tutorial! Thanks a million.

7. anonymous Wed, 16 Jul 2008 08:27


You are great!

6. anonymous Wed, 16 Jul 2008 08:26


You are great!

5. anonymous Thu, 26 Jun 2008 03:48

The volume being too low and then too high is at least consistent.

I thought you said 'EVERYTHING' in Ruby was an object?? lol

HOW then do we name the object or reference it? Surely as we were on the subject we should have covered it?

Okay then - good stuff - .reverse and .upcase - (didn't work with lowcase ; yes, I tried lol) and .class too. So what are these tags called?

Anyway, I like the lessons. Keep up the good work. My questions may seem stupid but I guess this is whet I would have liked included.

Thanks, Lucas

4. anonymous Tue, 20 Nov 2007 13:07

Great video. THanks for making this.

Good to see this definition of variable for an interpreter. It is another way of explaining it and it really works for starters, I think.


this was just the theoretical part. I'm going to publish another video soon that explains how to use variables.



Hi !

Nice vid..

But how u name an object?? (as i understood thats what u can do..)

I think this is missing..I mean the syntax/method...

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