June 06, 2016
Rails 5 is coming and we've got you covered with FREE course updates!
- The videos now have callouts where there are (minor) syntax changes.
- The exercises have been updated with explanations of these changes so you can confidently build your apps using either Rails 4 or 5.
- All the code in the code bundle has been upgraded to Rails 5.
- The cheat sheets have been revised to reflect both Rails 4 and 5 syntax.
How Does This Impact Me?
If you’re currently working through the Rails course, simply carry on! Continue with the course using Rails 4 and the code bundle you’ve already downloaded.
If you've already completed the course (or once you complete the course, if you're partway through), check out the "Rails 5 Changes" in the Rails course "Extras" section.
Rails 5 Changes
As it pertains to the topics we teach in our Rails courses, the changes for Rails 5 are fairly inconsequential. Most of what's new in Rails revolves around more advanced features that are outside the scope of our courses. At a high-level, there are three primary changes: ...