Further Online Help
Ruby on Rails Guides:
The Rails Guides are incredibly useful for you when you know what you need to do, but are not quite sure on how to do it. It is broken up into many sections and if you are serious about learning Ruby on Rails, it’s highly recommended you take the time to read your way through these. The Rails Guides are kept up to date on the latest version or Rails and will be invaluable to you.
Ruby Language Documentation:
As part of learning Ruby on Rails, you really need to know about Ruby itself, this page gives you a bunch of tutorials and documentation to get you up to speed on this wonderful language.
This is a very interesting and interactive approach to learning about Ruby. It walks you through a series of challenges using automated tests that give you instant feedback on whether the answer is correct or not.
Ruby from other languages:
If you have come to Ruby from another language, this might help you get your head around what is going on faster. It covers coming to Ruby from C, C++, Java, Perl, PHP and Python.
Ruby on Rails Tutorial:
This is a free, online book that provides you with a step by step guide to learning Ruby on Rails. You can also buy the book if you so desire.