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Create and Deploy a Web App in 3 Hours

Deploy your app today with Ruby on Rails and harness the Power of Facebook to drive thousands of users to your website.
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Created by Tiago Martins
Last updated 12/2013
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Are you still waiting for that perfect technical co-founder to build the product of your dreams? If that’s the case then this course is for you!

My name is Tiago and I welcome you to the “Create and deploy a web app in 3 hours”. At the end of lectures you will have the skill to deploy your Ruby on Rails Application and at the same time drive thousands of users to your website through Facebook Integration

After leaving college with a Computer Science Degree I have worked in a multitude of startups gaining experience in User Interface and Experience Design Growth Hacking and my true north Ruby on Rails.
Today I have my own web development company where with the help of my team we craft beautiful web applications for other startups and even incubators.

Why should you take this course you ask? First of all a Ruby on Rails Programmer is very hard to find these days and learning the skill through a real life web application is the best way to go.

Second of all in this course the app you’ll be building uses Facebook Connect which is today the easiest and the most popular way of funnelling more users.

Also we’ll be working with Facebook’s Graph API making the sky the limit in regards to your

And last but not least you’ll be able to deploy this app in little more than 3 hours. This is a huge confidence boost and specially important when you want to test the market fast.

As a bonus I’ll be teaching you the latest trends when it comes to design.

We’ll use Bootstrap as a foundation but also applying flat design to make your app look awesome right
from the start.

With this course you’ll get:
* 3 hours of video
* An asciicast with all lecture notes
* The full repository of your finished app.
* And you’ll have my back if you get stuck on

Join me and let’s make a fricking cool website!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with the will to create amazing products
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What Will I Learn?
You’ll build a real, live Ruby on Rails application.
You’ll deploy an app on Heroku.
You’ll study good Git Workflow.
You’ll learn all about Facebook Authentication.
You’ll discover the power of Facebook Graph API.
You’ll learn HTML5 and CSS3 Best Practices.
You’ll learn how to use Bootstrap.
You’ll learn all about Flat Design with FlatUI.
You’ll discover Responsive Design
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  • Mac or PC (Although course is taught using a Mac)
  • Comfortable with Ruby on Rails Helps but not required
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 34 Lectures Collapse All 34 Lectures 03:27:02
2 Lectures 04:42

Install Ruby on Rails (Mac or Windows)
Create a Micro-Blogging App
5 Lectures 42:02
Generate a new rails application

Git and Github

Create a Bootstrapped Landing Page

Simple Form and Posts Scaffold

Making everything better
Add Facebook Connect
13 Lectures 53:09
Generate and customizing the User Model

Configuring Facebook

Place to store your secrets

Are we local or global?

User Model

Additional Migrations

The Omniauth Controller

Application Controller

Routes & Callbacks

Preparing the views

Seeing it work!

Facebook Graph API
12 Lectures 01:08:09
What's Next

Posts feel alone

Users are important

Cleanup and Debugging

The Koala Gem

Facebook power!

Getting Information

Posting Information

Adding Conditionals

Adding Production Mode

Prepare for Deploy

2 Lectures 00:00
Additional Resources
38 pages

Full Source Code
1 page
About the Instructor
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Co-Founder @ Codeplace

After Tiago graduated from college with a Computer Science Degree, he has worked across various multi-disciplinary areas including financial algorithms, real estate, web development as well as UI/UX design. On his last stroll Tiago found peace by founding his own web development company, Codeplace which now spans tens of thousands of customers from across the world.

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