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Ruby on Rails 4: Getting Started

by Samer Buna

Rails is an open-source web framework that's optimized for programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. This course covers all the basics of Ruby on Rails and prepares you to start developing web applications on the platform.

What you'll learn

Using an example web application, this course demonstrates how to use Rails' latest features. The application is a simplified Q&A site for the history of the universe. Users can post questions about the universe and other users will be able to reply. We will talk about controllers, views, models, migrations, emails, background jobs, the asset pipeline, and a few other things. We will also learn how to deploy a Rails application to the cloud.

About the author

Samer Buna is a polyglot coder with years of practical experience in designing, implementing, and testing software, including web and mobile applications development, API design, functional programming, optimization, system administration, databases, and scalability. Samer worked in several industries including real estate, government, education, and publications

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