Introduction to Ruby
Ruby is programming language created and designed by Yukihiro Matsumoto "Matz". It supports functional, object-oriented, and imperative programming among many other things.
If you're up to the task, an easy way to install Ruby is to use the Install Rails. This installer is available for most major operating systems. Using this tool will simplify the task of setting up the development environment on your local machine.
Install Rails installs; Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Git, and more. You can also visit the following link Ruby to read through the Ruby documentation online and start experimenting with Ruby. More discussions on Ruby on Rails, Git, etc will follow later in sperate blogs and screencasts, so stay tuned.