Ruby-on-Rails is a web application framework. Following the principles of DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) and "Convention over Configuration", Ruby-on-Rails enables web application developers to create dynamic and easily deployed websites in a very short amount of time. Based on the powerful Ruby language Rails is a set of Ruby templates and scripts used to build an entire web application and connect with a wide variety of database back-ends. VTC Author Al Anderson will help a beginner gain an understanding of the basics of web applications and work your way to developing a full-on web application. To begin learning Ruby-on-Rails simply click the links.