Here’s a few links to getting started with Ruby and the Ruby on Rails Framework

Quickstarts

Try Ruby in your browser, no installing required: tryruby.org

Offical Ruby Quickstart: ruby-lang.org

List of Puzzles, Ruby, and Rails resources: iwanttolearnruby.com

Tutorials

RailsApps tutorials and guides RailsApps

Why’s Poignant Guide to Ruby

Excellent Beginner and Advanced level tutorials: jumpstartlab.com

Screencasts

An update to date subscription service that has new videos every week: Drifting Ruby

Great collection screencasts with a wide variety of topics, including live coding sessions with experienced web developers: pluralsight

An older collection, but one of the largest collections of free Ruby on Rails videos: Railscasts

Tutoring

Looking for a tutor? Try rubytutor.org

Getting kids involved with Ruby: ruby4kids.com

User Groups

Official Charlotte Ruby Homepage: charlotteruby.org

Charlotte Ruby Meetup Page: meetup.com/charlotte-rb

Charlotte Ruby Slack Channel: charlotte-ruby.slack.com

Not around the Charlotte Area and looking for user groups nearby? Check out rubyusergroups.org