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Top 12 Ruby on Rails Tutorials

Top 12 Ruby on Rails Tutorials
A former student asked me a few days ago how I learned Ruby on Rails. The answer was that I simply read alot of great tutorials. So in the spirit of sharing, here are the 12 tutorials that I found most useful: Rolling with Ruby on Rails – Curtis Hibbs of offers his first excellent introduction to Ruby on Rails. This is the article that got me really excited about RoR.2. Rolling with Ruby on Rails, Part 2 – The sequel to Curtis Hibbs excellent series of articles.3. Hey, Ruby on Rails Fans! UPDATE, JUNE 2009: Want more up-to-date tutorials on Ruby programming? Happy Rails developing and if you have any other tutorials that you’d like to share, please leave them in the comments! Tagged as: ruby on rails, tutorial

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Rolling with Ruby on Rails Maybe you've heard about Ruby on Rails, the super productive new way to develop web applications, and you'd like to give it a try, but you don't know anything about Ruby or Rails. This article steps through the development of a web application using Rails. It won't teach you how to program in Ruby, but if you already know another object-oriented programming language, you should have no problem following along (and at the end you can find links on learning Ruby). Let's answer a couple of burning questions before rolling up our sleeves to build a web application! Ruby is a pure object-oriented programming language with a super clean syntax that makes programming elegant and fun. Ruby successfully combines Smalltalk's conceptual elegance, Python's ease of use and learning, and Perl's pragmatism.

Rails Routing from the Outside In 1 The Purpose of the Rails Router The Rails router recognizes URLs and dispatches them to a controller's action. It can also generate paths and URLs, avoiding the need to hardcode strings in your views. 1.1 Connecting URLs to Code When your Rails application receives an incoming request for: Blog — All about Ruby programming. The Wonderful Tech Wizards of Oz Photo by David Jackmanson / Flickr The Information and Communication Technology sector is the fifth highest paying career group in Australia, with entry salaries starting at $88,000 and median salaries of $100,000. Documentation Here you will find pointers to manuals, tutorials and references that will come in handy when you feel like coding in Ruby. Installing Ruby Unless you only want to try Ruby in the browser (see the links below) you need to have Ruby installed on your computer. You can check whether Ruby already is available by opening a terminal and typing

Django - BitNami documentation - GeoDjango with PostGIS quick start guide How to create a new Django project? To start a project with Django, it is necessary to start the BitNami Console. If you are using a Virtual Appliance or AMI, you can run the commands below directly. Learn Ruby on Rails: the Ultimate Beginner's Tutorial [Server Side Essentials] Ruby on Rails is the web development framework of the moment, powering GitHub, Twitter, Hulu and many more successful apps and websites. The arrival of Rails 4 is the perfect time to learn it. SitePoint’s newest ebook, ‘Jump Start Rails’, from Andy Hawthorne, will get you up to speed with Ruby on Rails in just a weekend. Andy has also prepared the ‘Build your first Rails’ app online course to take you from creating a complete Ruby on Rails 4 app with a log in system all the way to deploying it to Heroku, a leading Rails application hosting environment, in a couple of hours.

Michael Hartl’s 15 Hours of Rails 3 Screencasts By Peter Cooper / October 13, 2010 Have you seen Michael Hartl's It's a free online "book" that walks you through from start to finish with building either a Rails 2.3 or Rails 3.0 app (though a $39 PDF rendering is also available). After finishing the book, Michael set to work on some screencasts covering the same ground in video form and it's now released: the The Ruby on Rails Tutorial screencasts, clocking in at over 15 hours of content, are now live.

Top 5 free tutorials for beginning Ruby on Rails developers Top 5 free tutorials for beginning Ruby on Rails developers Just getting into developing with Rails? Are you wanting to learn more about how to put together a Rails application? We looked and found the top five most up to date free tutorials for developing with Ruby on Rails. If you’re looking to learn more about coding with Ruby on Rails or just looking to find some good tutorials to brush up on your basics then bookmark these pages for easy reference.