Ruby on Rails Friday, August 26, 2016

My recommendations would be:

1. What Norm said: find a Linux or OS X box and set up your development environment here.
2. Learn basic Ruby first. You can try the pickaxe book or
3. Don't use an IDE. Choose a simple text editor that will get out of your way (Sublime Text, Notepad++, TextMate). Don't try learning two difficult things at a time so if you don't know Vim or Emacs don't use them.
4. For learning Rails try starting with
5. Read the docs at Read it cover to cover. You won't remember everything but you'll have an idea what's possible and where to look for help.

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