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  • Design for the Web (Beta)

    Take a tour of modern web app design while learning design theory through practical advice and real-world code examples.

    Make it work
  • Testing Rails (Beta)

    Learn to test Ruby on Rails web applications from the ground up in this comprehensive guide to modern testing practices.

    Test Like a Pro
  • Write Yourself a Roguelike (Beta)

    This powerful walkthrough explores the wonders of programming Ruby (without Rails) while writing a NetHack clone.

    Descend
  • Maintaining Open Source Projects (Beta)

    Learn the many facets of creating, growing and maintaining a successful open source project.

    Start Giving Back
  • Maybe Haskell

    See what it’s like to program in a language without null. You might even learn some Haskell along the way.

    Just Buy
  • Goal-Oriented Git (Beta)

    Learn to accomplish your Git goals without getting distracted by internals or confusing terminology.

    Check it out
  • Ruby Science

    The canonical reference for writing fantastic Rails applications from authors who have created hundreds.

    Get Scientific!
  • Geocoding On Rails

    Learn about data modeling the physical world with this handy guidebook and map to geocoding Rails applications.

    Find this book
  • iOS on Rails

    A thorough reference for best practices while writing superb iOS apps with conventional Ruby on Rails backends.

    Think Different
  • Backbone.js on Rails

    Build snappier, more interactive apps with cleaner code and better tests in less time.

    Grow a Backbone

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