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Ruby: 7 Courses Completed
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
Learn more Rails with this sequel to the infamous Rails for Zombies course. Increase your Ruby on Rails knowledge with even more zombie learning.
From the Ground Up
Installing Rails, creating a Rails app, database migrations, the command line, Ruby 1.9 hash syntax, Bundler, database configuration
Models Still Taste Like Chicken
Named scopes, callbacks, has_one, relationship options, using Includes, has_many :through
Rest In Pieces
Revisiting URL helpers, forms & input helpers, understanding REST, nested resources, view partials, other view helpers
Asset Packaging and Mailing
Learn Rails testing for your applications with these testing fundamentals. Brush up on testing best practices with Rails Testing for Zombies.
Testing philosophies, overview of Test Unit, TDD (Test Driven Development), and using assertions
Preparing the database, running tests, using fixtures, and testing relationships
Cleaning it up
Writing custom assertions, using Test Helper, and introducing Shoulda
Mocks and Stubs
Understanding and using mocks and stubs with Mocha
Rails integration commands, integration testing with Capybara, and writing and using helper methods
Creating factories, adding associations between factories, and implementing factories in your tests
Learn Rails best practices with the most useful Rails patterns and techniques. If you're a Rails developer, consider this your new Rails programming playbook.
Controllers in Space
Fat model/skinny controller, named scopes, scopes with lambda, default scopes, model creation scopes, skipping a filter
Nested attributes, models without the database, using Presenters, rejecting SQL injection, Rails 3 responder syntax
Basic & compound indices, protecting your attributes, using default database values, using callbacks properly, improving validation, database seeding
Optimizing n+1 queries, using counter_cache, batches of find_each, applying The Law of Demeter, using to_s and to_param in the model
Refactoring views, using helpers, rendering content with partials, handling empty strings, using content_for, meta yield
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
Learn the basic building blocks of Ruby, all in the browser.
All For One, One For All
Get an introduction to numbers, Strings, properties, and methods.
There Are Always Two
Learn about conversions, arrays, variables, and more methods.
Third Time's The Charm
Review printing, brackets, and String manipulation.
Fourth and Short
Take a shot at method chaining, hashes, keys, and values.
The Highest of Fives
Study up on blocks, directories, and method arguments.
Start building methods, libraries, popups, and HTML with Ruby.
Learn the core bits every Ruby programmer should know. This Ruby tutorial builds upon the basics to keep enhancing your Ruby knowledge.
An overview of best practices for writing expressions in Ruby
Methods and Classes
passing optional arguments, raising exceptions, using begin/rescue/end, attr_accessor vs. attr_reader
Encapsulation, instance & private methods, inheritance, and refactoring
Helpers that are built on top of the Ruby Language (arrays, dates, hashes, numbers, and strings
Namespacing methods, Mixins vs. class inheritance, method hooks, ActiveSupport::Concern
Iterating and yielding, passing arguments, returning variables, Enumerable, and refactoring
Learn the more advanced bits every Ruby programmer should know. This advanced Ruby tutorial will help you take your Ruby knowledge to the next level.
Blocks, Procs & Lambdas
An advanced look at code blocks and how to use procs and lambdas to encapsulate blocks of code
Dynamic Classes & Methods
Techniques for defining, finding, and calling methods dynamically at runtime
A look at how Ruby uses the value of self and how to change self as your program executes
Using method_missing to capture, delegate, and respond to methods that don't exist
DSL Part 1
A brief intro to writing Domain Specific Languages in Ruby
DSL Part 2
More advanced tips and techniques for writing DSLs
Ruby: 1 Screencast Watched
Creating variables, dialogs, object & string functions, number-related operations, working with arrays.
View from 30,000 Feet
Direct manipulation with CSS, manipulating multiple attributes, adding & removing classes, toggling classes, hiding & showing content.
Contents may shift
Retrieving & setting text content with text(), querying & setting DOM with html(), manipulating DOM with append() & prepend(), creating peers with :before & :after, adding & removing nodes.
Fasten your Seatbelts
Using document.ready, writing named functions, using click event listeners, keyboard events, animations, AJAX load()
HTML & Text value, HTML5 data attributes, click events, binding & unbinding events, using multiple click handlers, live vs. delegate
$.ajax, error handling & callbacks, aborting AJAX & timeouts, receiving and parsing JSON, using JSONP, sending form data
Chaining effects & adjusting speed, animating with CSS, effect easing, using a queue, adding a delay, stopping an effect
Each & Map utility functions, creating your own utility functions, creating plugins, encapsulating your code, custom events, jQuery templates
Git: 2 Courses Completed
Learn how to use Git by reviewing the basic concepts of Git version control. Try out this introductory course that was created with GitHub.
Discover the basics of Git, including how to initialize a repo. Learn how to add, commit, and push your code to GitHub.
Learn more advanced Git by practicing the concepts of Git version control. Increase your Git knowledge by learning more advanced systems within Git.
Learn the basics of Git
Staging & Remotes
Add and remove changed files, and work with remote repositories
Cloning & Branching
Clone repositories and learn how to work with multiple branches
Work simultaneously with multiple users
Work with remote branches and reference commits
Rebase belong to us
Optimize merging and fix merge conflicts
History and Configuration
Learn how to configure and view commit logs
Electives: 1 Course Completed
Learn how Chrome DevTools can sharpen your dev process and discover the tools that can optimize your workflow and make life easier.
Dig into the elements panel, learn how to make changes to the DOM and update styles.
New workflows to speed up your development time.
Review the DevTools console and learn how to examine exceptions and use timesaving shortcuts.
Speed up your network interactions using the network tab and the page speed extension.
Get familar with your applications rendering performance and learn how to use CPU profiling to identity performance problems.
Learn how to find and identify memory leaks in your application.
Electives: 1 Screencast Watched
HTML/CSS: 1 Course Completed
Learn to build functional sites with HTML5 & CSS3. Watch design video tutorials and take programming challenges with our Functional HTML5 & CSS3 course.
Learn about the new tags in HTML5
Review the new properties in CSS3
Header & Navigation
Build a functional header and navigation area
Develop the content sections of a site
Footer & Forms
Learn about new form elements and build a functional footer