Use Ruby to Start Making Awesome Command Line Applications

Location: D135
Tags: ruby, unix, cli
Presentation: external link
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)

Tired of maintaining your one-off script that has now become someone’s job to execute? Wishing you could easily create polished applications on the command line similar to git or cucumber? You’ll learn exactly what makes a great command line application, and see how easy it is to accomplish in Ruby with just a few open-source libraries. After this, you’ll have everything you need to create usable and maintainable command line applications that won’t come back to haunt you.

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David Copeland

Stitch Fix

Dave Copeland is a veteran software developer with over 15 years of professional development experience, starting on UNIX and C, moving into Java, and now using Java, Ruby, and Scala on a daily basis for LivingSocial. He lives in the command line and firmly believes in getting polished things done quickly, not making a mess, and leaving things better than how he found them.