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-The word is out: with ""Ruby on Rails"" you can build powerful Web applications easily and quickly! And just like the Rails framework itself, Rails applications are Ruby programs. That means you can't tap into the full power of Rails unless you master the Ruby language.

""Ruby for Rails,"" written by Ruby expert David Black (with a forward by David Heinemeier Hansson), helps Rails developers achieve Ruby mastery. Each chapter deepens your Ruby knowledge and shows you how it connects to Rails. You'll gain confidence working with objects and classes and learn how to leverage Ruby's elegant, expressive syntax for Rails application power. And you'll become a better Rails developer through a deep understanding of the design of Rails itself and how to take advantage of it.

Newcomers to Ruby will find a Rails-oriented Ruby introduction that's easy to read and that includes dynamic programming techniques, an exploration of Ruby objects, classes, and data structures, and many neat examples of Ruby and Rails code in action. ""Ruby for Rails"": the Ruby guide for Rails developers!

What's Inside Classes, modules, and objects Collection handling and filtering String and regular expression manipulation Exploration of the Rails source code Ruby dynamics Many more programming concepts and techniques!

Book News Annotation:

This resource for Web developers provides an introduction to the Ruby programming language, viewed chiefly from the perspective of those working with the Ruby on Rails framework. Black begins with an overview of the programming environment of Ruby and Rails and then guides readers through a series of tutorials that cover all the basic programming techniques. Black is a director of Ruby Central and is the creator and maintainer of the Rails-based Ruby Change Request Archive (RCRchive).
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This resource for Web developers provides an introduction to the Ruby programming language, viewed chiefly from the perspective of those working with the Ruby on Rails framework. Black begins with an overview of the programming environment of Ruby and Rails and then guides readers through a series of tutorials that cover all the basic programming techniques. Black is a director of Ruby Central and is the creator and maintainer of the Rails-based Ruby Change Request Archive (RCRchive). Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A new level of programming power and versatility awaits Ruby on Rails developers who master not only the conventions of Rails but the workings of the Ruby language itself. This text provides an intimate understanding of how familiar Rails idioms actually work.

About the Author

David Black is the author of Falcon's ""Ice Climbing Utah"" and has published climbing and canyoneering articles in a number of magazines. He's been climbing, canyoneering, and guiding internationally since the mid 1960's. He's an ACA-certified canyoneering guide, and is currently guiding for Maui Canyon Adventures in Kahului, Hawaii. He resides in Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932394696
Author:
Black, David
Publisher:
Manning Publications
Manufactured:
Manning Publications
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Web site development
Subject:
Ruby (Computer program language)
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
493
Dimensions:
9.22x7.40x1.22 in. 1.95 lbs.

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