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0b29d6021afb6119cca82cbc1cff26a2?d=identicon&s=25 Ali Eshragi (Guest)
on 2014-06-03 07:58
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Hi All,

My name is Ali and I am an embedded software engineering (C, C++ on
embedded platforms), but want to learn Ruby on Rails mainly because I
want
to start my own start-up and based on my research Rails is the most
efficient way of creating web applications. So I am really happy to join
this fantastic community! My question is what sort of time-frame is a
good
objective for me to have to learn the language in a proficient manner,
considering that I have a strong software engineering background? I
would
like to create a peer-to-peer online gaming platform and do this using
Rails. Any advice/words of encouragement is highly appreciated. :)

Thanks and looking forward to learning from you/contributing to this
mailing-list! :)
4c6bde00168d595053c09aac7e487f8e?d=identicon&s=25 Colin Law (Guest)
on 2014-06-03 10:48
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On 3 June 2014 05:11, Ali Eshragi <a.eshragi@gmail.com> wrote:
> advice/words of encouragement is highly appreciated. :)
If you have not previously built web applications then RoR is not
going to be the thing that will take most learning time and
experience.  You will need to learn about html, javascript, css and
the fundamentals of how web applications work.  To get started with
RoR work right through a good tutorial such as railstutorial.org
(which is free to use online).  That will show you the basics of
rails.

Colin
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