868 students assisted, and now on AMAZON!
What a year! Thank you for your support for Learn Ruby on Rails. Your help a year ago made this possible: 868 students received a free copy.
A poignant request... Read more
Alan's "Learn to Program with Apple Swift"
Kickstarter is making it possible for authors to put more time and love into tech book projects. We're seeing higher quality books on technical subjects, when authors turn to Kickstarter... Read more
Help Fund Rails Girls Summer of Code 2014
I'm grateful to everyone who supported the Kickstarter campaign to launch my book, Learn Ruby on Rails.
With your support, I've given my book for free to 492 students.... Read more
book update for Rails 4.1
I've just released Learn Ruby on Rails edition 2.0!
The Rails framework changes so fast, it's a moving target for a book author. The newest version of the framework, Rails... Read more
Hello Ruby by Linda Liukas
Help the youngest beginners with support for the Hello Ruby project by Linda Liukas. It's a children’s book that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities.
Linda Liukas is co-founder of Rails Girls... Read more
‘Learn Ruby on Rails’ News
I've had so much fun with this Kickstarter campaign! It's been great to connect with enthusiastic supporters around the world.
By now, backers who pledged at the $100 level have received... Read more
Completion of the Campaign
Today the Kickstarter campaign for my book Learn Ruby on Rails reached its scheduled completion.
850 backers contributed $16,130. Two months ago, I wondered if we would reach the goal... Read more
Stretch Goal for Campaign's Final Days
Today the Learn Ruby on Rails campaign surpassed $12,000 in pledges.
That's extraordinary! It is clear there is tremendous enthusiasm for this project.
I want to take this further than... Read more
'Learn Ruby on Rails' in the Hands of Students
The advance edition of Learn Ruby on Rails is already in the hands of students who need it.
I was driven to write the book by my experiences seeing newcomers... Read more
Kickstarter Campaign Goal Reached
I am deeply grateful to the community for the outpouring of support for Learn Ruby on Rails. As of today, we have 407 backers on Kickstarter and over $8000 raised... Read more
'Learn Ruby on Rails' First Update
A big thanks to -- as of today -- 337 backers!
We're 28 days into the Kickstarter campaign, with 31 days to go.
I'm thrilled with the response, though contributions... Read more