Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing Ruby on Rails, part of Ruby on Rails 4 Essential Training.
…I want to start out by introducing you to Ruby on Rails.…The first thing that you need to understand, is…that Ruby on Rails is made up of two parts.…Ruby and Rails.…And it will be important to understand the…difference, and to keep them straight in your head.…So what is Ruby?…Ruby is an object- oriented programming language.…It was created in 1995, by Yukihiro…Matsumoto, who often goes by the nickname Matz.…Ruby can be used for many purposes, not just for web applications.…It's just a general programming language.…
In fact on lynda.com, we offer Ruby Essential Training.…Which is training for the Ruby programming language.…Now Ruby is the first half then Rails, or Ruby on Rails, is the second half.…So what is Rails?…It's an open-source web application framework…that's written in the Ruby language.…It was created in 2003 by David Heinemeier Hansson.…Who the community often refers to as simply DHH for short.…Rails was created as the foundation of 37signals' Basecamp application.…
Rails was then released as open source software, for anyone to use in 2004.…
- Why use Ruby on Rails?
- Installing Ruby on Rails on Mac and Windows
- Rendering templates and redirecting requests
- Generating and running database migrations
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Understanding association types
- Using layouts, partials, and view helpers
- Incorporating assets using asset pipeline
- Validating form data
- Authenticating users and managing user access
- Architecting RESTful applications
- Debugging and error handing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Mac
3. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Windows Machine
4. Getting Started
5. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
6. Databases and Migrations
7. Models, ActiveRecord, and ActiveRelation
9. Controllers and CRUD
10. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
13. Data Validation
14. User Authentication
15. Improving the Simple CMS
16. REST and RESTful Routes
17. Debugging and Error Handling
18. Introducing More Advanced Topics
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