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An Introduction to Ruby On Rails


Tue 12 Mar 2013, 6:00pm–7:30pm

Where: Fishburners, 608 Harris Street, Ultimo, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: stacey12

Ruby On Rails is one of the hottest ways to develop the next big thing, as proven by Twitter, Hulu and Groupon. This class will provide an introduction to becoming a Ruby on Rails developer. Learn about the fundamentals of programming for the web, the required toolset and where to go next.
In this class, we will cover:

An introduction to the web stack - explaining what happens on the server and client when you visit a web page in your browser.
What is Ruby on Rails, and where does it fit into the web stack?
A brief introduction to programming and the Ruby programming language
A high level overview of the rails framework - explaining the M, V, and C of MVC
Ruby package management - bundler and gems - installing rails
Hello World - your first rails app
Adding some interaction - taking user input via a form
Persisting data - using models to interact with a database
Deploying your first app with Heroku