From Twitter to Airbnb to Kickstarter to Github, many of the websites we use every day run on the language/framework duo of Ruby on Rails. A great tool for building powerful applications quickly, Ruby is a versatile programming language used primarily for web programming, while Rails is a framework for building websites that combines Ruby with other tools to make building a website easier. Think of Rails as giving Ruby extended web-application-building super powers.
LaunchCode’s website and applications are written primarily in Ruby on Rails, and our developers have compiled an overview of the best way to dive into cutting and polishing this gem of a skill set. Here are our 10 faves:
Just starting out
1. Try ruby gives beginners a feel for what Ruby is, and whether it's for you in only about 15 minutes!