Free Intro to Ruby on Rails

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

Free Intro to Ruby on Rails

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Class

About this class

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

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