Introduction to Rails

Introduction to Ruby on Rails

The Introduction to Rails training course teaches you how to create web applications using Rails. During this course, you will learn the full Rails MVC stack, testing techniques, Ajax and even web services. You will learn first hand the life-cycle of a Rails project, giving you experience with all facets of a typical Rails app.

Course Summary

Learn how to Develop Web Sites using the Ruby on Rails Framework.
Developers who have taken Introduction to Ruby or have some experience with the Ruby Programming Language looking to adopt RoR.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
3 Days
Productivity Objectives: 
  • Configure and install Ruby and Rails
  • Understand Rails’ opinions and how to embrace or override them
  • Build a new Rails application from scratch
  • Learn how to leverage ActiveRecord with associations, validations, and callbacks
  • Learn how to configure Rails’ routing
  • Understand the various deployment options for Rails applications
Introduction to Rails is part of the Ruby Training curriculum.

What You'll Learn

In the Introduction to Rails training course you’ll learn:

  • Intro to Rails
    • Getting started with Rails
    • Scaffolds
    • Active Record
    • ActionController
    • ActionView
    • Validations
    • Callbacks
    • Routes
  • Testing with Rails
    • Unit Tests
    • Functional
    • Fixtures
    • Factories
    • Associations
    • Migrations
    • ActionMailer
    • Plugins
  • Advanced Rails Topics
    • AJAX
    • RESTful Web Services
    • Capistrano
    • The future of Rails
    • BDD with Cucumber & RSpec
    • Q/A

Meet Your Instructor

Daniel Pic

Like many experts in similar fields, Daniel is an entrepreneur. Daniel founded Collective Idea in 2005, converting it from one man’s freelance projects into a thriving company with employees in multiple cities and states. He acts as Chief Technology Officer for Paper Hat Press, LLC and He writes and contributes to open-source projects, including Ruby on Rails. He frequently serves as a tech adviser for start-ups and companies. He even has a college degree, from Hope...

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Peter started programming before he learned how to use a keyboard properly, after messing around with a Commodore 64, BASIC, and a few cassette tapes.

Starting in the late 1990’s Peter became a passionate contributor to the open source community. As an active participant he has submitted bug fixes and new features to several projects and has released many of his own software packages as open source.

In 2006 Peter left upper management and became a freelance software...

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