Ruby is a modern object oriented programming language, and Ruby on Rails is a popular and powerful frameworks for building web applications. Rails was built using Ruby and makes it much easier to develop web applications with Ruby. Some notable applications have been built using Ruby on Rails: They incude
Basecamp, Twitter, Shopify, Github, LivingSocial, Groupon, Hulu, Airbnb, Yellow Pages to just mention a few.. A google search will reveal much more..
This course is for the absolute beginner to Ruby programming language and Rails framework.
I will guide you through setting up your development environment. Then we will cover some basics of the Ruby programming language. We will also install git and touch on github which is used for version control.
We will create a complete blog application from scratch using Rails and in the process build up your skills.
Concepts we will cover while building our blog project include:
Creating a new rails project
Updating gems using bundler
Illustration of MVC architecture
Starting rails server
Adding links to posts
Creating controller actions
Setting up routes
Adding resources and automatically generating routes
Implementing basic security
-By the end of this practical course you would have developed enough skills to be creative and exapnd this project or build similar type of projects.