Ruby on Rails Web Development Specialization

Starts Nov 20

Ruby on Rails Web Development Specialization

Ruby on Rails Web Development Specialization

Become a Rails Developer. Create modern full-stack web applications in five courses.

About This Specialization

This Specialization covers the fundamentals of web development with Ruby on Rails. You’ll learn everything you need to develop your own web application using Ruby on Rails, SQL and NoSQL databases, and HTML/CSS, and Javascript. We will also touch on advanced topics such as security, services using HTTP/RESTful access patterns, and user access and user experience from multiple device platforms. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to develop a web application that hosts uploaded photos and displays them using a map.

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courses
6 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

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Certificates

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Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Ruby on Rails: An Introduction

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    3 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Did you ever want to build a web application? Perhaps you even started down that path in a language like Java or C#, when you realized that there was so much “climbing the mountain” that you had to do? Maybe you have heard about web services being
  2. COURSE 2

    Rails with Active Record and Action Pack

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    You already know how to build a basic web application with the Ruby on Rails framework. Perhaps, you have even taken Course 1, "Ruby on Rails: An Introduction" (we highly recommend it) where you relied on external web services to be your “data layer”
  3. COURSE 3

    Ruby on Rails Web Services and Integration with MongoDB

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we will explore MongoDB, a very popular NoSQL database and Web Services concepts and integrate them both with Ruby on Rails. MongoDB is a used to handle documents with a pre-defined schema which will give the developers an ability t
  4. COURSE 4

    HTML, CSS, and Javascript for Web Developers

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Do you realize that the only functionality of a web application that the user directly interacts with is through the web page? Implement it poorly and, to the user, the server-side becomes irrelevant! Today’s user expects a lot out of the web page
  5. COURSE 5

    Single Page Web Applications with AngularJS

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Do you want to write powerful, maintainable, and testable front end applications faster and with less code? Then consider joining this course to gain skills in one of the most popular Single Page Application (SPA) frameworks today, AngularJS. Developed an
  6. COURSE 6

    Capstone: Photo Tourist Web Application

    Upcoming session: Jan 15
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    In this Capstone project for the Photo Tourist you will implement a Ruby on Rails web application that makes use of both a relational and NoSQL database for the backend and expose the data through services to the Internet using Web services and a re

Creators

  • Johns Hopkins University

    Johns Hopkins University is recognized as a destination for excellent, ambitious scholars and a world leader in teaching and research.

    The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.

  • Jim Stafford

    Jim Stafford

    Adjunct Professor, Graduate Computer Science
  • Kiran Chittargi

    Kiran Chittargi

    Adjunct Professor, Graduate Computer Science
  • Yaakov Chaikin

    Yaakov Chaikin

    Adjunct Professor, Graduate Computer Science
  • Kalman Hazins

    Kalman Hazins

    Adjunct Professor, Graduate Computer Science

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