On Oct 5, 12:19 am, John Joyce <dangerwillrobinsondan... / gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Oct 4, 2007, at 9:20 PM, 7stud -- wrote:
>
>
>
> > Emperor of thought wrote:
> >> Please i am just new to Ruby and i will like to know how i can go
> >> about in web development. I am migrating from PHP and Ruby web
> >> environment does not look very familiar.
> >>  Please can anyone help me on how to go about starting web
> >> development
> >> in Ruby?
>
> > A good way to  learn is to buy a book that teaches you Ruby on
> > Rails(ROR).  As luck would have it, sitepoint just made their
> > beginning
> > ROR book available free for download.   You can read reviews at
> > amazon.com here:
>
> >http://www.amazon.com/Build-Your-Ruby-Rails-Applications/dp/0975841955
>
> > And you can download the book for free here:
>
> >http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php?t=506518
> > --
> > Posted viahttp://www.ruby-forum.com/.
>
> But do know that learning Ruby itself will make your Rails experience
> a lot better.
> You wouldn't learn Struts without Java...

I agree.  I tried learning rails first, didn't work too well.  I liked
Ruby for Rails and The Rails Way.