Hello and welcome to this course.
If you are a complete beginner, web development can be challenging —this course will guide you and provide enough detail for you to feel comfortable and learn the topics properly. You should feel at home whether you are a student learning
web development (on your own or as part of a class), a teacher looking for class materials, a hobbyist,
or someone who just wants to understand more about how web technologies work.
The objective of this course is not to take you from “beginner” to “expert” but to take you from “beginner” to “comfortable so you can feel confident to experiment further.
The three technologies every web developer must know are :
HTML : Used to create content
CSS: Used to present the content
These core technologies are the building blocks of all websites and web based projects. They are collectively are used in front end web development .
Ruby is a modern object oriented programming language, and Ruby on Rails is a popular and powerful frameworks for building web applications. Rails was built using Ruby and makes it much easier to develop web applications with Ruby. Some notable applications have been built using Ruby on Rails: They incude
Basecamp, Twitter, Shopify, Github, LivingSocial, Groupon, Hulu, Airbnb, Yellow Pages to just mention a few.. A google search will reveal much more..
We will create a complete blog application from scratch using Rails and in the process build up your skills.
Concepts we will cover while building our blog project include:
-By the end of this practical course you would have developed enough skills to be creative and expand this project or build similar type of projects.