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About the Course

Did you ever want to build a web application? Perhaps you even started down that path in a language like Java or C#, when you realized that there was so much “climbing the mountain” that you had to do? Maybe you have heard about web services being all the rage, but thought they were too complicated to integrate into your web application. Or maybe you wondered how deploying web applications to the cloud works, but there was too much to set up just to get going. In this course, we will explore how to build web applications with the Ruby on Rails web application framework, which is geared towards rapid prototyping. Yes, that means building quickly! At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to build a meaningful web application and deploy it to the “cloud” using a Heroku PaaS (Platform as a Service). Best of all, it will almost feel effortless… Really! “But wait”, you will say, “there is no way that we can build a useful application if there is no database involved. You need the data for an application to be useful.” Great point! But what if… instead of getting the data from the database, we get it from the internet by tapping into one of the web services out there that readily provides data needed by our application? “Ok, but that’s probably very complicated”, you will say. Take this course and you will be pleasantly surprised at just how easy it is!...

Top reviews

HM
Sep 30, 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,

GC
Aug 6, 2016

One of the most challenging things I've ever done.\n\nThe course goes from zero to web deploy in 3 weeks and there are more to enjoy, discover and learn....\n\nTry it, I't's a no-return voyage

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By Alexandr T

Jul 3, 2017

Assignment materials aren't actual on this time.

By Geyang H

Sep 28, 2015

Several mistakes in the programming assignment.

By Srivatsan R

Oct 4, 2015

Awesome! great lecture and great course......

By Ismael G M C

Dec 27, 2017

I hate activity for week 2, it was the worst

By yohan m

Nov 15, 2015

great course, awesome contents and grading!!

By Laura R P

Jul 19, 2016

Excellent introduction to Ruby on Rails.

By José M R T

Dec 18, 2016

Very good introduction course, thanks!

By Adrian F

Nov 27, 2016

Good way to start with ruby and rails.

By karim l

Apr 27, 2020

Thank you very much Mr Kalman Hazins

By Ritesh K

Aug 18, 2019

Wonderful full stack framework... !!

By Rohan A

Sep 17, 2017

very good course for beginners .

By Aldo A S Z

Jan 13, 2016

great introduction to rails

By Ronghao Y

Mar 27, 2019

More coding would be great

By Antonio M

Sep 4, 2017

Es una buena introducción

By truong q v

Jun 12, 2016

Good course for fresher !

By pucca L

Oct 18, 2015

pretty good and specific!

By Jash K

Mar 15, 2018

Amazing Starter Course.

By Huy V

Nov 28, 2016

Very interesting!

By Nurul S

Sep 1, 2016

Great Initiative

By Oyelekan O

Aug 29, 2019

Amazing course

By Hanna B

Mar 19, 2020

Good basics

By Noah P

Jan 15, 2017

nice course

By Sanele M

Jun 9, 2016

Great class

By Pham C N

Oct 24, 2016

Very well!

By Richard C

Sep 26, 2015

Nice start