Course: ROR201 Exploring Ruby on Rails
Ruby on Rails started off as a nimble and lean base framework allowing rapid web development. It has since grown to include many components (Asset Pipeline, Sass, Coffeescript, etc). Newcomers to Rails often find themselves jumping hurdles, trying to find “The Ruby Way” or “The Rails Way” of doing things. In this introduction to Rails, we will walk you through the process of building a simple application, which will help you overcome these hurdles..
Target Audience: The class aimed to any programmers with an interest in Ruby on Rails.
Prerequisites: HTML and PHP experience is an asset.
Topics Covered: the agenda of the class will includeL:
•A Ruby Primer
•Rails Framework Overview
•Models, Views and Controllers
•Model Validations and Associations
•Performing Database Operations
•Decorating your app with Gems
•SCSS is a better CSS
•Keeping in touch with Email
•Delayed Jobs and backend processing
Instructor: Peter Meth
Peter is an active member of the web development community. He is co-organizer of the GTA PHP Meetup Group and sole organizer of the East Toronto Web Design Meetup. Combined, these groups have over 700 active members. This November, Peter will help to bring the True North PHP conference to Toronto.
ROR201 Course information:
|Tue Sept 11||York University TEL Building (Seneca@York) Room T2107||7:00 – 9:00|
|Tue Sept 18||York University TEL Building (Seneca@York) Room T2107||7:00 – 9:00|
|Tue Sept 25||York University TEL Building (Seneca@York) Room T2107||7:00 – 9:00|
Registration: For registration, visit the Toronto users Group for IBM Systems site at www.tug.ca
Materials: Students will be provided logins to utilize workstations in the labs. The class materials including lectures and code samples will be available via www. Students will be able to use Seneca equipment and also install AMP environment on their laptops to conduct experimentation on their clients.