Completed Rails for Zombies Redux


Rails for Zombies Redux

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Course Description

Learn Ruby on Rails, an open-source framework for the Ruby programming language. Rails for Zombies will teach you all the Rails basics with a zombie flair.

Course Overview

  1. Level 1 on Rails for Zombies Redux

    Level 1 Free Level Deep in the Crud 1 Video | 6 Challenges

    How we work with a database in Rails by using Create, Read, Update, and Destroy (CRUD).

  2. Level 2 on Rails for Zombies Redux

    Level 2 Free Level Models Taste Like Chicken 1 Video | 6 Challenges

    We'll learn about ActiveRecord models, validations, and relationships.

  3. Level 3 on Rails for Zombies Redux

    Level 3 Free Level The Views Ain't Always Pretty 1 Video | 5 Challenges

    Get experience linking between views, using conditionals, and how to lookup documentation on common view helpers.

  4. Level 4 on Rails for Zombies Redux

    Level 4 Free Level Controllers Must Be Eaten 1 Video | 4 Challenges

    Sitting between our Models and Views are the Controllers, which use instance variables to keep our code organized.

  5. Level 5 on Rails for Zombies Redux

    Level 5 Free Level Routing Into Darkness 1 Video | 5 Challenges

    Learn how to direct requests to your app to the correct controller actions.

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Recommended Prerequisites

About The Professor

Gregg Pollack

Gregg Pollack

Gregg is passionate about taking complex topics and teaching them efficiently. He's helped build Envy Labs, Starter Studio, and Code School. He also furthers education through BarCamp in Orlando, the Orlando Ruby Users Group, and the Orlando Tech Events newsletter.

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Course Notes

This course should take approximately 2 - 3 hours.

Course Reviews (56)


I have to say; Really NICE work! This is how you should learn and hopefully one day this is how schools teach... God job guys!


Really great course. I feel that there were a few things I understood from previous MVC experience that a complete beginner might have had a tough time with, but I feel like I learned a lot.


I really enjoyed Rails for Zombies because the difficulty level really hit the mark. I had to think about my answers, but the program wasn't so hard as to put me off from finishing. I'll be doing Rails for Zombies 2 soon.

Ivan Derevyanko

Thanks a lot for your work!