Kidsruby.com Ruby on Rails Testing stevecastaneda This course felt like a very solid intro, and left me wanting to research more into using Factory Girl and even RSpec down the line once I get the hang of things. I wish it had a bit more on test driven development, but this course did teach me most of what I needed to know to embark on that journey myself. The challenges seemed a bit more tougher on this one. I ran into syntax issues here and there, and wish the error messages were a bit more descriptive. On the test output tabs, many times the failing test message would get cut off.
The Simple Logic » Blog Archive » You Say You Want An Education? With the recent announcement of 17 new schools participating in the massive open online course (MOOC) site Coursera.org, I thought it would be an interesting exercise to see if it was possible to design a reasonable computer science curriculum using just Coursera courses, where “reasonable” is a curriculum that roughly mirrors the coursework required for a four-year university computer science degree. I’ve looked over all of the available Coursera courses as of September 21st, 2012, and created a four-year curriculum. I’ve tried to follow the curricula suggested by real world colleges; in particular I’ve loosely based the approach on MIT’s course 6 curriculum (specifically, 6-3). “Semester” is a loose term in this case, as the courses vary in length from 6 to 14 weeks. My aim is a computer science education that gives the student a background in: Below is the curriculum. Year 1, 1st Semester Computer Science 101 Calculus: Single Variable Statistics One Learn To Program: The Fundamentals