I think it is too soon since 2.0 was released. If there is any
tutorial out there covering 2.0, I doubt it is going to be very
complete and aimed at beginners.
I would recommend AWDWR, 2nd edition. It covers Rails 1.2.6, but still
it is very complete. It tells you exactly what you are doing and why.
It has a very good tutorial and after that it covers Rails as a whole.
I started working with it in october. By now I am working on my own
app, reading the part of the book that is not related to the depot app
(the app you develop on the book as a tutorial) and doing coding in my
free time. I actually never finished the depot app (not that the guide
is useless or flawed or anything, it was mostly because of how I learn
I've started converting my app to 2.0 in baby steps. Everything new I
create is RESTful, but I'm not in a hurry to refactor the "old" code.
I think it is easier to "learn" 2.0 if you know 1.2, but thats my
I would advise you to go trough and create the depot app (from the
AWDWR book) using 1.2.6. After you are done, you will be more prepared
to start creating your own app using 2.0.