Highly recommended combo.” —Antonio Cangiano, software engineer, IBM “The author is clearly an expert at the Ruby language and the Rails framework, but more than that, he is a working software engineer who introduces best practices throughout the text.” —Greg Charles, senior software developer, Fairway Technologies “Overall, [Hartl’s] video tutorials should be a great resource for anyone new to Rails.” —Michael Morin, ruby.“Hands-down, I would recommend this book to anyone wanting to get into Ruby on Rails development.” —Michael Crump, Microsoft MVP Michael Hartl is a best-selling author and the founder of the Softcover self-publishing platform.
His prior experience includes writing and developing Rails Space, an extremely obsolete Rails tutorial book, and developing Insoshi, a once-popular and now-obsolete social networking platform in Ruby on Rails. in Physics from Caltech, and is an alumnus of the Y Combinator entrepreneur program.
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