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Ruby: 6 Courses Completed
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
Getting Started With Ruby on Rails
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.
Deep in the Crud
How we work with a database in Rails by using Create, Read, Update, and Destroy (CRUD).
Models Taste Like Chicken
We'll learn about ActiveRecord models, validations, and relationships.
The Views Ain't Always Pretty
Get experience linking between views, using conditionals, and how to lookup documentation on common view helpers.
Controllers Must Be Eaten
Sitting between our Models and Views are the Controllers, which use instance variables to keep our code organized.
Routing Into Darkness
Learn how to direct requests to your app to the correct controller actions.
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
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
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: 2 Screencasts Watched
Introduction to jQuery
A gentle introduction to what jQuery is, and what it can do.
Traversing the DOM
Search & walk through the DOM with selectors and traversing.
Working with the DOM
Add & remove from the DOM, more traversing, and user events.
Listening to DOM Events
Listen for events, handle them, and change the default event behavior of web browsers.
Before landing, tame CSS with jQuery and animate elements on the page.
iOS: 1 Course Completed
Create and log common objects
Sending messages and getting results
Control the flow
Create your own classes
Learning from mistakes