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Simply Rails 2by Patrick Lenz
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Want to learn all about Ruby on Rails 2.0, the web application framework that is inspiring developers around the world?
The second edition of this practical, hands on book will:
The example application that the book builds - a user-generated news web site - is built upon with each following chapter, and concepts such as sessions, cookies and basic AJAX usage are gradually introduced. Different aspects of Rails, such as user authentication, session cookies, and automated testing are explored with each feature that is added to the application.
The book finishes with chapters on debugging, benchmarking and deployment to a live web server.
By the end of the book, you'll have built a fully-featured Web 2.0 application and deployed it to the Web. And all code is up-to-date for Rails 2.0, so you can begin coding immediately with the latest version of Rails.
What Will You Learn?
Book News Annotation:
Updated to take advantage of all the new Rails 2 features, this book offers a step-by-step guide to building web applications using Ruby on Rails. The book is accessible to programming novices and to intermediate programmers who want to move into the agile Rails framework. By building a clone of the popular story-sharing web site digg.com, readers will learn about the components that make up the Rails framework, learn basics of the Ruby programming language, and come to grips with the tools recommended for use in Ruby on Rails development. Lenz is founder and lead developer of a Rails consultancy and web applications development company. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The second edition of this practical hands-on guide for first-time Ruby on Rails programmers walks users through installing the required software on a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.
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