Just because you didn’t get to go to that awesome conference doesn’t mean that you can’t still watch the lectures! Each week, we feature one recommended web development lecture on Nettuts+.
In this recent lecture from Ruby Conf 2010, David Hansson, the creator of Ruby on Rails, focuses less on coding techniques, and more on the Ruby philosophy, in general. What makes a language like Ruby preferable to its peers? David provides his answer.
- 3D & Motion GraphicsEnvironment Creation in Cinema 4D: Part 1Difficulty:IntermediateCompletion Time:Medium
- CodeIn the Spotlight: David Smith
- CodeKickstarting Your Rails EducationIt's been a long time since I last coded on the server-side. In fact, if you've read some of my tutorials, you may have noticed that I use ColdFusion as my application server. While ColdFusion still works great, it definitely doesn't have the panache and coolness of newer server-side technologies like Ruby on Rails. Wanting to be a bit more modern, I've decided to jump on the Ruby on Rails train. Both Ruby and the Rails framework are proven technologies that are stable and widely embraced so I think it's a great direction to head to in my server-side renaissance.Read More…
- PhotographyPeter and David Turnley on 60 Minutes
- CodeRuby on Rails Study Guide: The History of RailsRuby on Rails - or simply, Rails - is an open source, rapid web development framework, with a continuous goal of maximizing developer happiness and productivity. Created nearly a decade ago, Rails today forms the backbone of many of the most popular applications on the web, and has an incredibly vibrant and passionate community. In this study quide segment, we'll review the history of Ruby of Rails.Read More…
- PhotographyDavid Arnold on Climate Change