02 Nov '12, 6am

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Hi, a couple of suggestions here: 1. Landing page. It is not very clear for me what is the basic "free" course. Will I be able to go all the way up to building my app with the free one? If you write it as Course 1: RoR Basics, you lead me to think you will only tell me how to define variables and then try to charge me for it. If the case is that you can build all the first app for free, I would change the wording to: Course 1: Your first app, or something like that.2. Once I click on take the course, you redirect me to a page where I only find text. Wait...this is not what I wanted...bail. I think that once you redirect, the first thing you should see is the course (or the console), so you can start exploring and falling in love with RoR. 3. There is way too much content in that second page...it feels more like a blog post. I would put a link to that content in the main pa...

Full article: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4731469

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