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Ruby (Programming Language)Ruby On RailsHeroku

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Welcome and Setting Up the Development Environment

9 videos (Total 101 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Software Installation for Mac Users17m
Software Installation for Windows Users11m
Editors & IDEs for Ruby on Rails12m
Introduction to Git6m
Local Git Repository10m
Remote Repos and Github7m
3 readings
Grading10m
Github Repository for Module 110m
Recommended Books10m
2 practice exercises
Introduction to Git4m
Module 1 Quiz24m
Week
2
6 hours to complete

Introduction to Ruby

18 videos (Total 151 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
18 videos
Functions8m
Blocks5m
Files6m
Strings10m
Arrays10m
Ranges5m
Hashes12m
Classes13m
Class Inheritance8m
Modules9m
Scope9m
Access Control7m
Introduction to Unit Testing9m
Introduction to RSpec8m
RSpec Matchers4m
5 readings
GitHub Repository for Module 210m
Recommended Books10m
Practice Programming Assignment - Case Statement10m
Practice Programming Assignment: Collections10m
Practice Programming Assignment: Classes10m
Week
3
6 hours to complete

Introduction to Ruby on Rails

14 videos (Total 115 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Controller and View7m
Routes7m
Moving Business Logic Out of View6m
Helpers7m
Introduction to HTTParty15m
Bundler6m
Rails & HTTParty Integration6m
CSS, Parameters & Root Path8m
Deploying to Heroku6m
Blackbox Testing10m
Debugging Rails Applications9m
4 readings
Github Repository for Module 310m
Recommended Books10m
IMPORTANT UPDATE10m
Practice Programming Assignment: HTTP Client10m
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Top reviews from Ruby on Rails: An Introduction

By HMOct 1st 2017

I have played around with Ruby on Rails before but this course really helped me understand the nots and bolts. It is worth replicating all the examples shown in the videos to get a good understanding,

By MBMay 2nd 2016

Good intro, nice to mix in the various concepts that I will be working with as well (Heroku, Git, etc.). Also appreciated the Java comparisons since I have been working in Java for 15 years.

Instructor

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Kalman Hazins

Adjunct Professor, Graduate Computer Science
Whiting School of Engineering

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Ruby on Rails Web Development Specialization

This Specialization covers the fundamentals of web development with Ruby on Rails. You’ll learn everything you need to develop your own web application using Ruby on Rails, SQL and NoSQL databases, and HTML/CSS, and Javascript. We will also touch on advanced topics such as security, services using HTTP/RESTful access patterns, and user access and user experience from multiple device platforms. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to develop a web application that hosts uploaded photos and displays them using a map....
Ruby on Rails Web Development

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