A step-by-step guide to learning Ruby on Rails
This course will teach you to build your own web application in one month.
What we'll cover in this class.
Why you should stop looking for that perfect technical co-founder and start learning how to code.
How to decide what programming language to choose.
How I taught myself to code in one month.
A short overview of the web application we'll be building.
How to install rails and supporting software on your computer.
In this lesson we create our first application.
Adding a home and an about page to our application.
Making our application look better with the Bootstrap framework.
Adding users to our application using the popular Devise Gem.
Customizing Devise with Simple Form and adding names to our users.
Adding the functionality in our application for users to create, read, update, and destroy pins.
Connecting our pins to users so that users have pins and pins belong to users.
Adding image upload functionality with the Paperclip Gem.
Giving our application that Pinterest look with jQuery Masonry.
Configure Paperclip to use Amazon S3 for file uploads.
Allow users to add pins from URLs on the web.
Adding fake data to our development application to see what it will look like.
Adding multiple pages to our application so all the pins don't show up on the same page.
Extending our application to create profile pages for each user.
Adding endless scroll to load more pins on the homepage when users scroll to the bottom of the page.
How you can customize your application further and where to go to learn more about web development.
About the Instructor
Mattan Griffel is the creator of the #1 Bestselling Skillshare course Teach Yourself to Code: One Month Rails, and Partner at GrowHack, a growth hacking agency for startups based in New York City. He is a member of General Assembly and the Sandbox Network.
Mattan is the winner of several hackathons including the official Meetup Battle of the Braces Hackathon. He has lectured about coding, social gaming, marketing, and the state of startups at various industry events – including at Bloomberg, General Assembly, Internet Week, Social Media Week, and Hacking for Hustlers – and has been featured in Forbes, BusinessWeek, Mashable, and The Next Web.
Read more about him at mattangriffel.com.