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AuthenticationActive Record PatternRuby On Rails

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Approx. 20 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction to Active Record

5 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 99 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Welcome to Module 1: Introduction to Active Record3m
Scaffolding6m
Database Setup and SQLite7m
Introduction to Migrations12m
Creating and Modifying Tables and Columns12m
Dynamic Dispatch7m
Dynamic Methods5m
Ghost Methods11m
Introduction to Active Record10m
Active Record CRUD: Part 113m
Active Record CRUD: Part 25m
3 readings
Grading10m
Github Repository for Module 110m
Recommended Books10m
2 practice exercises
Scaffold and Migrations10m
Active Record Queries2m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Deep Dive into Active Record

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 86 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Seeding the Database4m
SQL Fragments and Dangers of SQL Injection9m
Array and Hash Condition Syntax6m
One-to-One Association12m
One-to-Many Association12m
Many-to-Many Association8m
Rich Many-to-Many Association9m
Active Record Scopes7m
Validations6m
N+1 Queries Issue and DB Transactions5m
2 readings
GitHub Repository for Module 210m
Recommended Books10m
2 practice exercises
Advanced Querying4m
Relationships14m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Introduction to Action Pack

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Introduction to Action Pack4m
REST and Rails8m
Restful Actions: Index8m
Restful Actions: Show and Destroy8m
Restful Actions: New and Create4m
Strong Parameters and Flash9m
Restful Actions: Edit and Update5m
Partials5m
Form Helpers and Layouts8m
2 readings
GitHub Repository for Module 310m
Recommended Books10m
2 practice exercises
Action Pack4m
Restful Actions8m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Security and Nested Resources in Action Pack

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 85 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Building an App with Multiple Resources10m
Nested Resources: Part 18m
Nested Resources: Part 212m
Authentication8m
HTTP Sessions and Cookies8m
Sessions Controller and View11m
Authorization5m
Pagination6m
Deploying to Heroku and Enabling SSL8m
2 readings
GitHub Repository for Module 410m
Recommended Books10m
2 practice exercises
Nested Resources10m
Authentication8m

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