Learn Ruby on Rails


A framework built around the language Ruby, Rails is intended to get you up and coding complete websites quickly.

We have 7 resources for learning Ruby on Rails including educational Online Classes and Websites, from providers such as Johns Hopkins University, Lynda.com, Treehouse, and Progate.


$20 monthly
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Become a Ruby on Rails Developer


College | Online class

Ruby on Rails is a popular framework for building full-featured web applications. Used by startups like Basecamp, Twitter, and Hulu, Rails is an in-demand skill for web developers. Get the...

Free

Capstone: Photo Tourist Web Application


College | Online class

In this Capstone project for the Photo Tourist you will implement a Ruby on Rails web application that makes use of both a relational and NoSQL database for the backend and expose the data through...

Free
Paid add-ons

Rails with Active Record and Action Pack


7th - College | Online class

You already know how to build a basic web application with the Ruby on Rails framework. Perhaps, you have even taken Course 1, “Ruby on Rails: An Introduction” (we highly recommend it) where you...

Free

Ruby on Rails5


6th - College | Online class

A web-application framework that includes everything needed to create web applications.

Free

Ruby on Rails Guides

7th - College | Online resource

Official guides for the Ruby Programming Language

$25 monthly
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Ruby - Treehouse


7th - College | Online resource

Learn Ruby from scratch. Build and launch a web app. Whether you are just starting out or are a tech industry pro, we are here to provide you with the tools to help you excel.

Free

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial

7th - College | Online resource

The Ruby on Rails Tutorial book and screencast series teach you how to develop and deploy real, industrial-strength web applications with Ruby on Rails, the open-source web framework that powers...

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What's the best way to learn Ruby on Rails?

The best learning resource is the one that you will stick with. For some students, that means a resource that's fun and engaging like a mobile or PC game. For others it's a resource that lets them learn on their own time, like a mobile app or YouTube channel. For other students, it's a resource that emphasizes reinforcement, such as a workbook or set of printable worksheets. The best way to figure out what is right for you is to look at a wide range of resources, keeping your selection criteria in mind. Search our database of 7 resources for learning Ruby on Rails.

What should I consider when choosing a learning resource for Ruby on Rails?

Think about what is going to help you continue with the resource and actually complete it. Primary considerations should be:

  • Time commitment - how much time can you spend with this resource per day/week?
  • Portability - will you be studying at home or in other places, such as on the bus or after school?
  • Reinforcement learning - does the resource offer reinforcement? Think about whether you'll want exercises or printable worksheets to help you practice what you learned.
  • Price - does the resource require a monthly subscription? This may be fine for topics you can learn in a month or two, but it may be prohibitively expensive otherwise.
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