Introduction3:22 with Jay McGavren
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Take These Courses First
If you're not comfortable with these topics, you should strongly consider taking these courses first:
Studying is a skill! You'll have an easier time in this course, and the courses that follow it, if you follow a few basic strategies. We've put together some videos to help:
We have three different workshops to help you install a Ruby on Rails 5 development environment on these platforms:
The MVC Pattern
One of the conventions Rails follows is a pattern that's widely used in software development, called "Model, View, Controller", or MVC.
- The models write Ruby objects to the database, and read them out again later.
- The views show data to users, most often in the form of HTML webpages.
- Controllers respond to requests from users, usually by coordinating the model and the view.
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