Getting Started with Origen
Welcome to the Origen guides!
The Origen platform is written in Ruby and following this documentation will take you from a complete beginner to an Origen expert.
However, help is always at hand and if you have a question that is not covered by these guides,
or if you find that something is unclear, then the best place to get help is to ask a question on
Stack Overflow, using the
This site is focussed specifically on the Origen API, but for background on Ruby the internet is your friend. Ruby is very popular for web development and as such it is extremely easy to Google for solutions to any Ruby-related problems that you may come across, or to find tutorials from which to learn.
The official Ruby website contains a quick tutorial on Ruby to get you started:
Previous engineers who have learned Ruby have recommend the following resources:
- Learn Ruby at rubymonk.com
- Learn Ruby at codeacademy.com
- Ruby for Newbies Video Tutorials
- Ruby Koans
If you want to use regular expressions in your code the following website is invaluable: