Ruby and Rails are part of web programming system that is very powerful. Check out this new way to learn to be a web programmer. Well, that is if you’re not dead! Ha, ha, ha . . .
Learning Rails for the first time should be fun, and Rails for Zombies allows you to get your feet wet without having to worry about configuration. You’ll watch five videos, each followed by exercises where you’ll be programming Rails in your browser. – http://railsforzombies.org