What's this about?

Learn how to build production-quality Rails apps from the ground up. This book will teach you the fundamentals of building a Rails application from the ground-up, complete with strict adherence to TDD and BDD.

Earlier editions of this book have been used by thousands of people to help their Ruby on Rails careers.

This book will show you how to build a fully-featured Rails 6 application that includes:
  • Nested resources
  • CSS styles
  • Authentication & Authorization
  • File uploading
  • Sending & receiving email
  • Live application deployment


Kieran Andrews

Kieran is a passionate ruby developer from Adelaide

Rebecca Le

With over twenty years of experience building websites and web apps, and with a love of the written word, Rebecca has now found a way to combine the two.

Robin Klaus

Robin is a junior web developer with a plethora of life skills. Writing has been a passion since childhood. Creative writing has been her main focus with personal short stories, but is now able to bring that passion into the dev world as well.

Ryan Bigg

Ryan has been writing books and documentation for programming languages for over a decade. These books have sold over 20,000 copies worldwide.

Ryan lives in the lovely coastal town of Warrnambool, Australia.