The Golden Middle Path - a blog by Amit K Mathur

Essential reading for the discerning Rails developer

No finger shall be spared during the typing of this blog.

I am always excited to learn a new programming language or framework. My focus in this post is how to expand the horizons for someone coming new to Ruby on Rails. It’s an incredibly powerful framework and has a huge community pushing it along.

So, the first thing an outsider encounters is: how to learn Rails? I followed a lot of great tutorials that made me feel comfortable in Rails. In the spirit of sharing here’s a list of popular resources that helps you to become an expert Ruby on Rails developer.

E-Books/References

Ruby Programming https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Ruby_Programming
Ruby on Rails https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Ruby_on_Rails
Ruby Pocket Reference http://www.it-ebooks.info/book/180/
Rails Tutorial http://ruby.railstutorial.org/ruby-on-rails-tutorial-book
Rails Guides http://guides.rubyonrails.org
RailsApiDocs http://apidock.com/rails
RubyApiDocs http://apidock.com/ruby

Blogs

RubyToolBox https://www.ruby-toolbox.com/blog
Planet Ruby on Rails http://www.planetrubyonrails.com/pages/channels
RubyFlow http://www.rubyflow.com/
RidingRails http://weblog.rubyonrails.org/
RubySource http://rubysource.com/

Other Websites

StackOverFlow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ruby-on-rails-3
RailsCasts http://railscasts.com

Top Twitterers to Follow

Creator of Ruby on Rails. Posts insight on new releases and various tips @dhh
Producer of Railscasts, posts tips and tricks very often @rbates
The official Ruby on Rails Twitter account @rails
Follow new Rails example apps @rails_apps
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