Ruby on Rails CRUD app development and TDD

Learn how to use Ruby on Rails to develop CRUD based web apps with this free online web application course.

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This free online Ruby on Rails CRUD app development and TDD course is designed to teach you how to develop modern web applications in an effective and efficient manner. The course will teach you CRUD's 7 unique actions, and give you a strong understanding of how to avoid duplication of code, organize your view files, and how to use Rails to give enhance your View. This will bring your web app development skills to the next level.
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    2-3 Hours
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What is CRUD? CRUD stands for creating, reading, updating, and deleting. By studying this course, you will learn that all CRUD applications have 7 unique actions which are the index, new, create, edit, show, update and destroy(delete). You will learn to write the different routes that your application uses in the config folder in the routes.rb file. You will also learn how partials allow Rails programmers to avoid duplication of code.

This course will then show you how Test-driven development (TDD) can test your application's features and functionality throughout development. You will learn how the Capybara tool can be used to emulate the way a human user would interact with the website. The course will also teach you how the Bootstrap can help in developing responsive mobile first projects on the web. Finally, you will learn how to create accounts for a user to register and login and out of your application including the process of hashing a password.

By learning how to use Ruby on Rails in developing modern web applications, you'll be taking your web development skills to the next level. Prior to taking this course, the student will need to have a good understanding of HTML and web app development. It is also required to have completed Alison's previous course on Ruby on Rails. If you have done so, now is the perfect time to start this course and keep your career progression moving!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Explain what a CRUD application is.
  • Discuss how to write ruby code in the web apps view.
  • Recognise the 7 unique actions of a CRUD application.
  • Identify the process of creating a basic CRUD application.
  • Explain what the Capybara gem is used for.
  • Discuss test driven development
  • Discuss creating accounts for a user to registrar and login in and out of your application.
  • Identify how to add bootstrap to your Ruby on Rails application. Identify the process of hashing a password.


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