Learn Ruby the Hard Way
Welcome to Learn Ruby the Hard Way, 3rd Edition. You can visit the companion site to the book athttp://learnrubythehardway.org/ where you can purchase digital downloads and paper versions of the book. The free HTML version of the book is available at http://learnrubythehardway.org/book/.
Ruby is a programming language from Japan (available at ruby-lang.org) which is revolutionizing the web. The beauty of Ruby is found in its balance between simplicity and power.
Try out Ruby code in the prompt on the right. In addition to Ruby's built-in methods, the following commands are available:
Learn Rails THE ZOMBIE WAY
Explore the Ruby on Rails web framework right in your browser!
Rails for Zombies helps you get your feet wet without worrying about configuration — and you'll have some fun while you're at it.
Each level begins with a quick video lesson, followed by interactive challenges where you program Rails in the browser.
Learn Web Development with Rails
Ruby on Rails (or just “Rails” for short) is a web development framework written in the Ruby programming language. Since its debut in 2004, Ruby on Rails has rapidly become one of the most powerful and popular tools for building dynamic web applications.
May 4 - 6, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri
( 89 available presentations )
RailsConf is brought to you by the team at Ruby Central, as well as a small but dedicated corps of volunteers. While we depend on the awesomeness of the whole Ruby community to contribute to the terrific experience of RailsConf every year, there are a few individuals that work especially hard to produce RailsConf.
Atlanta, Georgia April 21 - 23, 2015
( 94 available presentations )
Rails Conf 2015David Heinemeier Hansson kicked off the conference by announcing a few new features in Rails 5: Rails API, turbolinks 3, a native mobile wrapper and web sockets support (a.k.a. Action Cable).
Chicago, Illinois April 21 - 24, 2014
( 96 available presentations )
The highlight of the first day was DHH’s keynote about clarity, patterns and TDD, which sparked many conversations/discussions during the day. Farrah Bostic also gave a nice keynote at the end of the day, entitled What Happens to Everyone, When Everyone Learns to Code, which added even more to the topic DHH had covered.
Portland, Oregon April 29 - May 2, 2013
( 72 available presentations )
RailsConf, the largest gathering of Ruby and Rails developers in the world, is returning to Portland, OR! Join us from April 29th - May 2nd and connect with top Rails talent, companies, and project owners from around the world.
Austin, Texas April 23 - 25, 2012
( 65 available presentations )
So what kinds of awesome talks have I attended so far?
- Keynote by DHH about not being scared of progress
- Steve Klabnik’s talk on Designing Hypermedia APIs
- Practical Machine Learning & Rails
- Ruby on Rails on YOUR ROOMBA!
- Scaling StillAlive from a RailsRumble project to 50,000+ users
- Building realtime web apps with streaming REST
- Keynote by Rich Hickey (developer of Clojure) on simplicity
It’s been fantastic RailsConf so far, and I’m looking forward to the rest of it.
Baltimore, Maryland May 16 - 19, 2011
( 10 available presentations )
This year me and José Valim had the pleasure of going to Baltimore, in the US, to one of the biggest Rails events of the world! RailsConf is definitely the best place to have the opportunity of meeting and talking to a lot of great Rubyists and Railers, and also attending their talks.