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Agile Development Using Ruby on Rails - The Basics

edX · University of California, Berkeley · 3 HN citations

Learn Software as a Service (SaaS) using Ruby on Rails.

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Jun 05, 2014 incision on Secrets you should have learned before your first programming job
Interestingly, many if not most of these items are covered in CS169.1x [1] over on edX.

Also, my recent 100-level courses at a continuing education arm of a public university covered 1, 6, 7, 8 and touched on 2 and 10.

In my experience, the most consistent omission is #2 'How To Write'. It's so rare that my own limited, but apparently good enough, ability has been a significant bonus throughout my career.

1: https://www.edx.org/course/uc-berkeleyx/uc-berkeleyx-cs169-1...

Mar 24, 2014 facorreia on Which language should I learn?
Any of several languages would fit that bill, including PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, JavaScript, C# and others. As important as choosing a language is selecting a web framework and also learning how to build a web application.

For a novice, I would recommend the free "Engineering Software as a Service" course[1], which uses the Ruby language and the Rails framework to teach the fundamentals of web development.

[1] https://www.edx.org/course/uc-berkeleyx/uc-berkeleyx-cs169-1...

Dec 31, 2013 krrishd on Ask HN: What MOOC in 2014 do you recommend?
I'm going to be taking:

Introduction to Databases: https://class.stanford.edu/courses/Engineering/db/2014_1/abo...

Internet History, Technology, and History: https://www.coursera.org/course/insidetheinternet

CS169x SaaS - https://www.edx.org/course/uc-berkeleyx/uc-berkeleyx-cs169-1...

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