September 18, 2012 in Learn
20 Reasons Why Every Web Designer Needs to Learn Rails
She told me her husband was being downsized. He was 52 years old, been with the company for twenty. He was a COBOL man. Nothing but a COBOL man his entire career. But the company needed more than a COBOL…
June 11, 2012 in Learn
Free Video: Ruby Loops
In this 3:44 minute video, you’ll learn what loops are, how they work in Ruby, and how to use loops in your Ruby programs.
April 25, 2012 in Learn
Free Video: Ruby Hashes
In this 7:18 minute video, you’ll learn what hashes are, how they work in Ruby, and how to create them yourself.
April 4, 2012 in Learn
Free Badge Video: Ruby Arrays
In this 4:29 minute video, you’ll learn what arrays are, how they work in Ruby, and how to create them yourself.
March 27, 2012 in Learn
Free Badge Video: Ruby Numbers
In this 5:52 minute video, you’ll learn a bit about what numbers are in Ruby and how to instantiate numbers of the Fixnum and Float classes.
January 19, 2012 in Learn
Free Video: Installing Ruby
In this 8 minute video, you will learn how to install Ruby on both Mac OS X and on Windows. This will let you get IRB up and running and is the basis for running Ruby programs on your own…
December 5, 2011 in Learn
Jbuilder, Rspec 2.8.0, Ruby 2.0
There’s always a lot going on in the Ruby and Rails communities! Here’s some recent news from the communities:
November 23, 2011 in Learn
Installing Ruby, Rails, and MySQL on OS X Lion
Hi, folks! What’s new? Not much here, either. Just hanging out on Treehouse Island. How have you been? How are things? Things are good here, too. What’s that? You want to install the latest versions of Ruby, Rails, and MySQL…
September 1, 2011 in Learn
Adding Search with IndexTank
One tool we’ve been using more and more on Think Vitamin Membership lately is IndexTank. It’s a hosted search indexing service. They’ve got some big customers, like Reddit, and that definitely gave us a ton more confidence to check them…
July 7, 2011 in Learn
It's Time To HTTParty!
When you’re developing with Ruby, it’s pretty inevitable that at some point you come across an HTTP API that doesn’t have a gem available. While writing Hopefully Sunny I ran into just that situation with World Weather Online’s weather API….
March 3, 2011 in Learn
10 Must Have Ruby Gems
One of the most beautiful things about Ruby development is the ease of adding functionality through packaged libraries called gems. With the power of Bundler, you can quickly add and manage gems in few lines of code. With the recent…
January 6, 2011 in Learn
Ruby Sinatra Dynamic URLs Tutorial
In this 6-minute video tutorial on Ruby Sinatra Dynamic URLs Tutorial, you’ll learn how to improve your authentication code by taking passwords out of cleartext. This video is from Think Vitamin Membership, a high-quality video training site, curated by us at Carsonified and…