8 Beautiful Ruby on Rails Apps in 30 Days & TDD – Immersive
Build Portfolio of 8 Apps like Instagram; Tumblr; ESPN/Hacker News; Evernote (Document Storage); TaskRabbit/CraigsList; iMDB; Todolist; Project Manager, etc.
Idea to Implementation (Wireframe to live application) done 8 times.
Quickly build versatile Rails Web Apps so you don’t have to hire expensive developers ($2K+/per project).
Earn Money from new skills by getting development gigs on freelancer sites.
Learn how to make beautiful, interactive and versatile web apps using Rails – the most popular web framework.
Reach a comfortable intermediate to low-advanced level after 30 days of steady work.
Troubleshoot a variety of common errors
Ability to add functionality w/ Users, Forms, Image Uploading/Rendering, Voting, Syntax, Styling etc.
Solid understanding of the MVC (model, view, controller).
Add jQuery Plug-ins (like Masonry jQuery and raty.js)
Use HAML syntax to embed Ruby code as a cleaner alternative to .erb
Test Driven Development (TDD) using Rspec
Add bootstrap elements and Responsive design
File storage and manipulation (like Evernote / Google Docs)
Setup Secure User Logins
Launch on Heroku (live server)
Custom Image uploading for social media applications (Tumblr, Instagram, iMDB)
5-Star Rating Systems (iMDB-like social-centric apps)
Sorting and Filtering by Categories
Comfortable with Git & Github
Beautiful design (using Sass, a little bootstrap, jQuery libraries)