I would really like to learn Rails. Problem is that I don’t know any
programming, besides average HTML and CSS. I’ve had to start from
scratch but most RoR-resources out there assumes you have at least prior
experience from PHP, Python, Perl or whatever.
I’ve done +10 online tutorials on Ruby and Rails, gone thru Prag. progs
“Learn to program”, made it halfway thru Agile Web D. with
Rails and Beginning Ruby on Rails. I’ve also finished “Ruby for Rails”.
Still it seems that I lack the fundamentals to really take it all in.
Scaffolding, eRB, etc. is neat, but I would really like to be able to
have more control and understand what’s actually happening.
Does anyone have any tips on how I could get better programming
fundamentals? Should I attack a beginners-book for say Java or PHP and
then move over to Ruby or is there an easier way?