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Glenn's Path to Becoming a Ruby/Rails Programmer (Sept 2014 - Sept 2015)

#Programming Manifesto

##Books Ruby

  • Learn to Program by Chris Pine
  • The Well-Grounded Rubyist by David Black
  • Eloquent Ruby by Russ Olsen
  • Practical Object-Oriented Design in Ruby by Sandi Metz
  • Confident Ruby by Avdi Grimm


  • Ruby on Rails Tutorial by Michael Hartl
  • Learn Ruby on Rails by Daniel Kehoe
  • The Rails 4 Way by Obie Fernandez
  • Crafting Rails 4 Applications by Jose Valim
  • Rails Recipes by Chad Fowler
  • Agile Web Development with Rails 4 by Ruby, Thomas & Hannson

##Online Codeacademy

  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • API's

Code School

  • Ruby Bits
  • Rails for Zombies
  • Surviving APIs with Rails
  • Testing with RSpec
  • Git


  • One Month Rails
  • RubyKoans
  • Learn Ruby The Hard Way


  • Personal Octopress blog
  • Kickstarter clone
  • Pinteresting
  • Survey app
  • E-commerce app
  • Polished CRUD app (twitter, blog, pinterest, etc.)
  • Marketplace app with Stripe Connect
  • Time-keeping app
  • Office work out competition app
  • Invoice app
  • Multi-tenant site


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Thanks for adding my Learn Ruby on Rails book.

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I'd recommend looking up checking out reviews on to see if its worth reading through. It's pretty recent but it seems to be getting good reviews and is apparently a good follow up to michael hartl's guide.

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@BlueAccords - Will do!

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