In this core Ruby on Rails 2.3 course, you are going to actually build and deploy a web application written in Ruby on Rails, learning how to use Ruby on Rails along the way.
LEARN HOW TO:
* Understand Ruby fundamentals
* Install Ruby and Rails
* Develop a full working web application with Ruby on Rails
* Use new features in Ruby on Rails 2.3
* Grasp and master the fundamentals Models, Views and Controllers
* Apply Behaviour Driven Development and Test Driven Development with Cucumber
* Getting to grips with Git (version control system)
DAY 1: INTRODUCTION TO RUBY ON RAILS
Install Ruby and explore the syntax and fundamentals of Ruby.
Ruby and Web Applications
Why would you use Ruby on web apps?
Installation of Rails and creation of our first application. Looking under the hood of Rails and understanding what's happening.
DAY 2: BEST PRACTICES IN WEB DEVELOPMENT
Test Driven Development
Understand why it is important to test your code and how to test it. Write test cases for the web application and make the tests pass.
Improve the application through good design
What is good design?
Best practices in MVC
DAY 3: THE REAL WORLD
See how to deal with complexity in applications and how to solve them using gems, plugins and new to Rails 2.3 - engines.
Don't Repeat Yourself, create your own Rails 2.3 engine.
DAY 4: INTEGRATION
Talking with other system and application using ActiveResource and HTTParty (RSS).
Create Blog aggregator.
Exploring deployment options and deploying to live.
Official Website: http://skillsmatter.com/course/ajax-ria/ruby-on-rails-workshop/wd-33
Added by SkillsMatter on August 23, 2009