Well I have been hearing a lot from people in facebook, google groups and online forum wanting to learn Rails. Their question is simple “I want to learn Rails”, “How do I learn Ruby on Rails?”, “How do I become a Ruby on Rails programmer?”. Well the funny feeling I get while reading these questions is that, its the exact questions I posted in Google Groups, forums, etc when I wanted to start learning Rails and Ruby couple of years ago. So I thought of giving back to the community and to my company blog, by posting on how to learn rails, and answer a few questions every newbie always have.
Q) How to learn Ruby on Rails?
Well to get started, I would suggest this Rails Tutorial. Excellent tutorial, with detailed explanation. Build for people with little or no knowledge in Ruby. Further more it also teaches and introduces a newbie to Git and TDD.
If you don’t like reading from the web, and prefer books then I suggest Agile Web Development With Rails by Sam Ruby, Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson. The advantage of using rails is the ability to become more …