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Unformatted text preview: › Help students who feel overwhelmed or lacking in background, despite prerequisites; › Support and encourage full participation of all students. As a student, by taking this course, you agree to endeavor to:
› Attend all class sessions, and to participate enthusiastically;
› Not use laptops and mobile devices during class for email and other distracting activities;
› Share concerns and comments about the course with the lecturer;
› Help create a sense of community by making forum postings anonymous only when absolutely
› Do your fair share of work on your team project. 5 why X?
› Rails: lets you avoid SQL
› strong culture of elegance & simplicity
› cleaner syntax, more uniform than Python
› good to learn another language
› most popular open source host
› good support for issue tracking too
› they gave us free private repos (thank you!) 6 your turn
› installation clinic: tonight 5-7pm
› esp. general info & solo project overview recitation tomorrow
› go to any recitation
P0: due Monday
› Hello World in Rails
› stored in GitHub, deployed to Heroku 7...
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- Spring '13