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Ruby on Rails Bible (Bible)

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Get on the RoR track and build powerful Web apps with ease

Thanks to the explosive growth in popularity of the Rails framework, the equally popular Ruby programming language now has a great place to hang its hat. The powerful combination of the two provides the perfect toolset to create Web applications that feature concise code, clean syntax, and easy maintenance. This must-have book is your best guide on how to jump on the RoR bandwagon, from the basics of Ruby programming to advanced techniques for experienced Rails developers.

  • Get up to speed on Ruby basics, including objects, irb, and built-ins

  • Explore the Model, Controller, and View layers of the Rails framework

  • Understand the "convention over configuration" philosophy of Ruby on Rails

  • Walk through the development of a complete Rails application

  • Set up a database, build a model, use scripts, and test and debug

  • Master advanced Rails, including Prototype, Scriptaculous, and topics such as Web Services

Synopsis:

  • Allowing users to quickly and easily build powerful Web applications, Ruby on Rails (RoR) continues to grow in popularity among developers thanks to its ease of use and speed
  • Examines how RoR uses less code for application development by avoiding redundancy and encouraging increased performance that boasts less development time
  • Includes in-depth coverage of the RoR framework, and follows the development of a complete RoR Web application that uses various features of RoR that are taught earlier in the book
  • Addresses the latest trends such as Agile development, Web Services, Web 2.0, and Ajax from an RoR perspective
  • Synopsis:

    Thanks to the explosive growth in popularity of the Rails framework, the equally popular Ruby programming language now has a great place to hang its hat. The powerful combination of the two provides the perfect toolset to create Web applications that feature concise code, clean syntax, and easy maintenance. This must-have book is your best guide on how to jump on the RoR bandwagon--from the basics of Ruby programming to advanced techniques for experienced Rails developers.

    Synopsis:

    • Allowing users to quickly and easily build powerful Web applications, Ruby on Rails (RoR) continues to grow in popularity among developers thanks to its ease of use and speed
    • Examines how RoR uses less code for application development by avoiding redundancy and encouraging increased performance that boasts less development time
    • Includes in-depth coverage of the RoR framework, and follows the development of a complete RoR Web application that uses various features of RoR that are taught earlier in the book
    • Addresses the latest trends such as Agile development, Web Services, Web 2.0, and Ajax from an RoR perspective

    About the Author

    Timothy Fisher is an RoR evangelist and software architect with the Professional Services Group of Compuware Corporation. He has over fifteen years of experience in the software development industry. Tim started and maintains the Michigan Ruby Users Group Web site, www.rubymi.org, and is also owner and developer of a forthcoming Ruby learning Web site, www.learnruby.org. He is also a technical writer and author.

    Table of Contents

    Ruby on Rails Quick Start.

    Part I: First Steps with Rails.

    Chapter 1: Learning Ruby.

    Chapter 2: Getting Started with Rails.

    Part II: Rails In Depth.

    Chapter 3: Using Active Record.

    Chapter 4: Controller: In Depth.

    Chapter 5: View: In Depth.

    Part III: Developing a Complete Rails Application.

    Chapter 6: Developing Book Shelf: The Basic Framework.

    Chapter 7: Developing Book Shelf: Adding the Core Functionality.

    Chapter 8: Developing Book Shelf: Social Support.

    Chapter 9: Testing the Book Shelf Application.

    Part IV: Advanced Rails.

    Chapter 10: Using Prototype and script.aculo.us.

    Chapter 11: Extending Rails.

    Chapter 12: Advanced Topics.

    Part V: Appendixes.

    Appendix A: Ruby Quick Reference.

    Appendix B: Ruby on Rails Guide.

    Index.

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    just wonderfull better than agile development 3 ed..
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    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780470258224
    Author:
    Fisher, Timothy
    Publisher:
    John Wiley & Sons
    Subject:
    Programming Languages - General
    Subject:
    Internet - Web Site Design
    Subject:
    Web site development
    Subject:
    Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Wiley
    Series:
    Bible
    Series Volume:
    484
    Publication Date:
    September 2008
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    624
    Dimensions:
    9.20x7.40x1.34 in. 2.01 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by ,
  • Allowing users to quickly and easily build powerful Web applications, Ruby on Rails (RoR) continues to grow in popularity among developers thanks to its ease of use and speed
  • Examines how RoR uses less code for application development by avoiding redundancy and encouraging increased performance that boasts less development time
  • Includes in-depth coverage of the RoR framework, and follows the development of a complete RoR Web application that uses various features of RoR that are taught earlier in the book
  • Addresses the latest trends such as Agile development, Web Services, Web 2.0, and Ajax from an RoR perspective
  • "Synopsis" by , Thanks to the explosive growth in popularity of the Rails framework, the equally popular Ruby programming language now has a great place to hang its hat. The powerful combination of the two provides the perfect toolset to create Web applications that feature concise code, clean syntax, and easy maintenance. This must-have book is your best guide on how to jump on the RoR bandwagon--from the basics of Ruby programming to advanced techniques for experienced Rails developers.
    "Synopsis" by ,
    • Allowing users to quickly and easily build powerful Web applications, Ruby on Rails (RoR) continues to grow in popularity among developers thanks to its ease of use and speed
    • Examines how RoR uses less code for application development by avoiding redundancy and encouraging increased performance that boasts less development time
    • Includes in-depth coverage of the RoR framework, and follows the development of a complete RoR Web application that uses various features of RoR that are taught earlier in the book
    • Addresses the latest trends such as Agile development, Web Services, Web 2.0, and Ajax from an RoR perspective
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