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Building a Demo In 2 Hours with Ruby on Rails (Online Workshop)

General Assembly

Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EST)

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Livestream Ended $40.00 $2.99
Livestream + Video Recording Ended $65.00 $4.24

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REPLAY: Building a Working Demo in Under Two Hours with Ruby on Rails (Online Workshop)
Sunday, March 3rd
Part I: 10 - 11:04am
Part II: 11:14am - 12:18pm
Christopher Castiglione, Developer

*This is a replay of a previously held live, online workshop.

Domain: Tech

Description:
Interested in learning Ruby on Rails, but you don’t know where to start? Here’s your chance to solve that problem. Intended for beginners, this workshop will help teach you to code and deploy a simple app in just two hours. By connecting your app to a database, you’ll be able to update, edit, and delete info. Then you’ll set it free by deploying to Heroku so that everyone in the world can check in and see just how far your Rails skills have come.

Student Takeaways:

  • How to model and implement a solution to a problem using Rails.
  • What models, controllers, and views are.
  • What routes are and how to use them.
  • How your models relate to the database underneath.
  • Understand database schemas and how “migrate” makes them a breeze.
  • Output your data into a view.
  • Style views with basic HTML/CSS.
  • Find out what Heroku is and how to deploy your first app.


Prerequisites:
Student should have a basic knowledge of general coding concepts such as variables, database connections, and running a server.

Preparation:


Instructor Bio:
Christopher Castiglione is a developer with a specialty in UX strategy and Wordpress. He has over ten years experience developing digital products.  He’s designed applications for clients including The Black Eyed Peas, Toyota, Bacardi, CLIF Bar, and American Express. Christopher holds an M.A. in New Media from The University of Amsterdam. He is currently a member of the General Assembly teaching faculty, where he regularly teaches the following courses: Programming for Non-Programmers, Crash Course: HTML/CSS, Business Storytelling and Wordpress Theme Development.


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