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Code Conquest Newsletter #21
July 17, 2013
We’ll give you five clues.
1. It was designed in 1995.
2. It was designed with the needs of programmers – not computers – in mind.
3. It aims to be a joy to work with.
4. It was designed by a man named Yukihiro Matsumoto.
5. And it’s gained recent popularity through a web application framework called Rails.
Can you guess it? It’s Ruby – and it just happens to be the subject of this week’s training recommendations.
In this article, we share with you 8 top sources of Ruby training – many of them covering Rails too. These include online training like Treehouse and Codecademy, and a hand-picked selection of quality books.
Here’s the link again…
Training Recommendation: Careers Foundations
If you want to get a job as a programmer, this new training is for you. Careers Foundations is a brand new informational course at Treehouse that explains exactly how to get the job you want in the tech industry.
For more details on Treehouse, read our Treehouse review:
Quotation of the Week
“Learning to code is the single best thing anyone can do to get the most out of the amazing future in front of us.”
– Marc Andreessen
General partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Have a good one,
The Code Conquest Team
Recommended Training – Treehouse
Although this site recommends various training services, our top recommendation is Treehouse.
Treehouse is an online training service that teaches web design, web development and app development with videos, quizzes and interactive coding exercises.
Treehouse's mission is to bring technology education to those who can't get it, and is committed to helping its students find jobs. If you're looking to turn coding into your career, you should consider Treehouse.
Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will add value to my readers.