Glenn C. wrote:
I found that the learning curve is steep, particular if you want to
start coding non trivial realworld apps.
That’s what I found to. Not very hard to understand the basics and the
mvc-model, but not enough for more serious stuff.
If someone could just explain the MmmController <
ActionController::Basic or ActionController::Cookies etc, it would be
great. I search but I can’t find that explained. Then it would really
Could also be that I’m not that familiare with classes. I can do rather
complex stuff in php, but classes isn’t my strong side. Perhaps this is
To get RoR to do something useful and “professional” looking , you need
to understand ruby basics plus a quite a detailed understanding of CSS,
HTML and the ROR API. For me it is very hard to “think solutions”
With the little I’ve read so far I found Ruby quite easy, compared to
PHP. And what you say makes sense. I got the other part, trying to be in
the forefront of standards, but I need to think in solutions.
The joy of course is that you can code non-trival realworld apps,
whereas in Java or even PHP everything soon decays into a “big ball of
For me moving to the eclipse programing environment, with the ROR addons
helped a lot as when you are programing you seem to need to change a
many files just a little it also helps highlight the syntax bloopers
I also use eclipse more and more. I was glad to find RadRails.
Thanks for your input.