Learn by Doing.
I first started looking at Rails to be my next platform when I was deciding on a project idea. I came from a PHP background (mostly Wordpress) and realized how cumbersome it is after ~5 years of using it.
I began scanning through tutorials on the internet and found a tutorial that walked me through the basics and gave me the final result that I could use to customize into my project idea. This is a great starting point because:
After I got the result from my first tutorial (starting template), I searched for other tutorials (Railscasts.com is the best place for this) that I can adopt and extend the functionality to my liking.
August 31st, 2012
August 11th, 2012
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