Name your price to become an ace web coder [Deals]

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Name your price for more than 70 hours of instruction in the basics of coding for the web.
Name your price for more than 70 hours of instruction in the basics of coding for the web.
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Making money on the web is easy, especially when you know how to build websites. Breaking into the always-growing, always-lucrative field of web development typically takes time, guidance and often a fair bit of money, but right now you can get a comprehensive education in web development for whatever you’re willing to pay.

For a short time at the Cult of Mac Store, you can name your price for the Web Hacker Bundle.

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Get really good at building apps with Ruby, by building real apps [Deals]

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It's time to get hands-on with a crucial coding language.
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Ruby on Rails is the language that powers most of the web apps you use every day. If you’re looking to get involved in web development, learning Ruby is a wise and lucrative move. BaseRail’s in-depth training teaches you to build working, deployable apps, offering critical hands-on experience that normally goes for thousands of dollars, but right now you can get it for $49 at Cult of Mac Deals.

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Sunday Deal Roundup: MacBooster And Learn Rails [Deals]

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As the weekend comes to a close and a new week is set to begin, Cult of Mac Deals has two deals that are worth exploring.

Macbooster clears your hard drive of unnecessary files to free RAM space and deliver an instant performance boost. It also cleans out junk and unwanted files to free up more hard drive space. And the course offers you the understanding of how Heroku works while learning how to optimize your app to get the most out of the resources provided. Macbooster is going for $19.99 for a limited time and the Rails course is only $29.

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Easily Build Web Applications With The Ruby On Rails Crash Course For Beginners [Deals]

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Ruby programing is no joke and can get pretty complicated. The course being featured on Cult of Mac Deals this time around starts with the basics of the Ruby language so you can get up to speed and ready to roll.

This course specifically focuses on the features that are exploited in Rails to support productivity and quality. You then get lead progressively through the main features of the Rails framework and asoon enough you’ll be coding like a champ. And you can get this stellar course for the special price of just $19 thanks to Cult of Mac Deals.

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Get Tower: The Best Git Client For Mac #BlackFriday [Deals]

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Version control with Git has become an essential tool for every developer & designer. Top projects like jQuery, Ruby on Rails, and the Linux Kernel have been using Git for years, so it’s time you unlocked its full potential. And Cult of Mac Deals is here to help with our latest promotion.

Tower makes learning and using Git easier and more efficient than ever. It’s a powerful Git client for OS X with an elegant interface and a full-fledged feature set. Work with confidence knowing you can perform complex tasks via drag and drop and quickly undo mistakes. Plus, it makes advanced users more productive with features like single line staging, submodule support, and file history browsing. Right now you can get Tower for just $29.50 – a savings of 50% – during this Cult of Mac Deals limited time offer.

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Nuggit: The Simple, Flexible, And Powerful Text Editor [Deals]

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When you’re coding or writing text, you want the app you’re using to get out of the way so that you can get things done rather than impede your progress. In many cases, less is more when it comes to text editing software, and our latest Cult of Mac Deals offer is for Nuggit, an app that has done away with any of the features that aren’t all that necessary so that you can be more efficient.

And this deal gets you Nuggit for only $5!

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Learn How To Build Powerful Programs With Our Discounted Ruby Course [Deals.CultofMac]

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There are less than 12 hours left on our awesome deal for the Ruby programming course. Head over to Deals.CultofMac.com to check it out

What do Groupon, Twitter, Hulu, and 37 Signals all have in common? They all use the incredibly powerful, dynamic, and highly scalable programming language of Ruby or Ruby on Rails. Why is that supposed to get your heart fluttering? Because this language is the future of the web. Not being a developer myself, I shamelessly Googled to find out why Ruby on Rails is such a popular language/framework and I came across a Quora post from Ian MacLeod that sums it up nicely:

1. The Ruby community moves quickly, adopting new technologies and patterns – and refactoring or throwing out the old. Programmers love being on the cutting-edge.

2. Ruby seems to be one of those languages that maps well to a developer’s mental model. It’s frequently mentioned as one of a few languages that developers find a joy to code in.

3. Ruby is one of the major languages that promotes widespread use of “language magic” to createeasily-readable DSLs. This makes it very easy for casual developers to learn the language.

So, whether you want to start your company or just lock-in job security for the rest of your life…this tutorial is where it all starts.

With more than 27 step-by-step video lectures, this Ruby Programming course is only $79 (normally its 3x that much…and well worth it) and will teach you the ten steps to creating your first web app.

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Rock n’ Roll: Karl Lagerfeld iPod Helmets

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Fashion supremo Karl Lagerfeld loves iPods. He used to have 100, and even though he is now down to 40, they are carried around in a custom Louis Vuitton trunk and stocked by a dedicated iPod assistant.

So when the fashion guru turned his be-ringed hand to designing motorcycle helmets for his namesake label, he fitted them out with an iPod connection (bluetooth? Even fashion bible WWD didn’t get more specific than saying the helmets were “fitted for an iPod.)” And, then, well  to give it a little punch, draped them in mink and chincilla.

If the model on ready to wear Paris catwalk show is anything to go by, the helmet feels as bad as it looks. Kind of a shame, since they’re made by French bike-couture helmetiers Ruby.

Via Canadian Press

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