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Ruby: 5 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.
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 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
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.
The Cliffs of Value
Learn to manipulate values on the console.
Review how to store and use data with variables.
Create JS files and source them within HTML code.
The Labyrinth of Loops
Understand and build loops for repeated code with 'while' and 'for' syntax.
Use conditions to execute different branches of code with if-else blocks.
The Desert of Declarations
Understand functions and building custom functionality.
The Array Archipelago
Learn to build and manipulate the array data structure.
HTML/CSS: 4 Courses Completed
Explore the fundamentals of CSS, and review all the web-styling tools needed for front-end efficiency.
Adding style, selectors, the cascade, and floats
Clearing floats, inheritance, and specificity
The box model, positioning, and z-index
Grooming Your Code
DRY, display types, and centering
Protecting your layout and specificity problems
Image use and image cropping
Image replacement and sprites
Pseudo classes and pseudo elements
Getting Started With HTML and CSS
Discover the latest versions of HTML and CSS, including HTML5 tags, form elements, attributes, input types, CSS styling, and more.
Overview & Updates
Get an overview of HTML5 and CSS3, and learn which HTML elements have been updated in HTML5.
Learn all of the new HTML5 elements, including the section, article, header, footer, and time elements, and also several others that will help make your markup more semantic.
Learn all of the new HTML5 form input types, elements, and attributes.
Learn modern CSS styling techniques, including border radius, box shadow, text shadow, box sizing, multiple backgrounds, and gradients.
Fonts & Interactions
Learn how to use web fonts with @font-face, create smooth transitions and manipulated elements in CSS with the transition and transform properties, and write CSS according to the principles of progressive enhancement.
Learn Sass and start improving your front-end CSS workflow. Try Sass on large-scale applications for efficient, time-saving styling.
An introduction to Sass, imports, comments, and nesting.
Creation and use of recallable information.
Writing reusable styles mixed with optional arguments.
Easily manage CSS class reuse and inheritance in the stylesheet, rather than HTML.
A primer on the programmatic tools in Sass, including functions and each loops.
Math + Color
Perform arithmetic and color alterations directly to stylesheet values.
Simplify and optimize your responsive design workflow via Sass.
Learn mobile web design with mobile-first, adaptive, and responsive web design concepts. Review the best practices with our Journey into Mobile course.
Foundations for Mobile
The mobile web and relative font-sizing
Learn the foundations for creating scalable, fluid sites
Create sites that adapt to a specific context
Create device-agnostic sites optimized for all viewports
Learn how to scale images, video, and work with retina graphics
Git: 1 Course 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.