passion: care about what you’re doing ! and be curious how things work research: read documentation, ! consult others or! just google it! problem solving: read the error messages ! and be hungry to solve issues + patience
be human- oriented. It reduces the burden of programming. It tries to push jobs back to machines.! ! You can accomplish more tasks with less work, in smaller yet readable code. "Matz is nice so we are nice"
to mold the beauty and productiveness of Ruby into a framework for web applications. Rails emphasizes principles such as:! • convention over conﬁguration! • don't repeat yourself (DRY)! • model - view - controller architecture (MVC) http://contributors.rubyonrails.org/ http://rubyonrails.org/ *over 3000 people have contributed:
code and editing ﬁles. The Terminal (known as Command Prompt)! Where you start the rails server and run commands. A Web Browser (Firefox, Safari, Chrome,…) for viewing and interacting with your application. Ruby, the amazing programming language we love Rails, the framework for building web applications