Topic: How much ruby is needed to work efficiently with rails?
I've also just started with ruby and rails - I have done the basic tutorials for both of them, went on numerous sites to trying to find good books/tutorials/etc. I obviously don't understand much of what's going on yet, but things do seem to make sense, slowly.
My question is pretty simple: how much of the ruby programming language should I know before jumping into rails and trying to make applications? I know my question might sound vague, and the answer is probably different for everyone, but what I mean is can I learn ruby while making things with rails? Or is that a waste of time and I will just be confused a greater deal? Should I lock myself up with ruby books and study those meticulously before doing anything else?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.