- John Carpenter
Are you tackling a Rails project or want to get started? Do you have existing application that needs maintenance? Are your people effectively using the platform? This course is designed to ramp a development team up to the stage where they can build, maintain and architect with the Rails platform.
This course is tailored to work with your existing platform or project. Course work will be designed to build a solution that is practical and related to corporate goals. This course will not only to build competence with the development team but also help build, architect and maintain a platform to be used by the company.
Covers Rails 4 and 5.
Like all training courses, this suggested outline will be reviewed with team and targeted towards specific outcomes. The goal is competence with the platform and a successful end project.
Week 1 – 6 hours
Introduction to Ruby & Rails – review of course materials and tasks
Ruby theory and application
Week 2 - 8 hours
Review of Ruby basics Part 1
Ruby implementation and getting started
Sample project and solutions
Week 3 – 8 hours
Review of Ruby Basics Part 2 – review of course materials and tasks
Questions and followup on Ruby concepts
How Ruby integrates into your work
Ruby project (in line with corporate work)
Week 4 - 8 hours
Review of Getting Started with Rails Questions and followup solutions
Understanding the architecture of rails, how it is applied and where it has faults.
Week 5 – 8 hours
Review of Action View in Rails
The place of ActionView in the modern architecture of web development
Week 6 – 8 hours
Review of Active Record
Reviewed where some did not understand with examples
Review of Database and rails migrations and seeds
Introduction to Active Record and Model generators
Best practices for maintaining ActiveRecord in a busy environment
Week 7 – 8 hours
Review of Action Controllers
ActiveRelation and joined queries
Finding and querying the database
Sorts, pages, order and calling views
SQLInjection and sanitation of inputs.
Week 8 – 8 hours
Jobs and Background Tasks
REST and Production Debugging
Week 9 - 8 hours
REST and API Design
CRUD operations on controllers.
Week 10 – 8 hours
The importance of testing and testing with RSpec
Following the 10 week introduction to the course, we begin with the course project. Course projects are decided before the start of the course and relate to the industry or a problem relevant to the work. Week 11 - 16 Hours
Design Sprint. Understanding the architecture from a user perspective. Architecture Considerations. What to know when designing for production Research and Tools. Leveraging existing tools to support development Week 12 – 16 hours
Planning for infrastructure, database and hosting Development processes. Continuous deployment and handling rollouts smoothly Agile management and getting work done Breaking the work down into modules Week 13 – 16 hours
API design with Swagger Testing with RSpec and Postman Week 14 – 16 hours
Controller design, implementing CRUD for API Week 15 – 16 hours
Understanding ActiveRecord within the project ActiveRecord shortcuts and secrets Week 16 – 16 hours
Background jobs and mailers Monitoring and debugging background jobs in production Week 17 – 16 hours
Authentication and Authorization with Devise Handling multiple auth schemes Week 18 – 16 hours
Monitoring tools for performance and bug handling Building reliable infrastructure for hosting in AWS Week 19 – 16 hours
Project review and final work session Week 20 – 16 hours
Project presentation Retrospective