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Cover of: The Rails way | Obie Fernandez
About the Book

This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.The expert guide to building Ruby on Rails applicationsRuby on Rails strips complexity from the development process, enabling professional developers to focus on what matters most: delivering business value. Now, for the first time, there's a comprehensive, authoritative guide to building production-quality software with Rails. Pioneering Rails developer Obie Fernandez and a team of experts illuminate the entire Rails API, along with the Ruby idioms, design approaches, libraries, and plug-ins that make Rails so valuable. Drawing on their unsurpassed experience, they address the real challenges development teams face, showing how to use Rails' tools and best practices to maximize productivity and build polished applications users will enjoy.Using detailed code examples, Obie systematically covers Rails' key capabilities and subsystems. He presents advanced programming techniques, introduces open source libraries that facilitate easy Rails adoption, and offers important insights into testing and production deployment. Dive deep into the Rails codebase together, discovering why Rails behaves as it does–-and how to make it behave the way you want it to.This book will help youIncrease your productivity as a web developerRealize the overall joy of programming with Ruby on RailsLearn what's new in Rails 2.0 Drive design and protect long-term maintainability with TestUnit and RSpecUnderstand and manage complex program flow in Rails controllersLeverage Rails' support for designing REST-compliant APIsMaster sophisticated Rails routing concepts and techniquesExamine and troubleshoot Rails routing Make the most of ActiveRecord object-relational mappingUtilize Ajax within your Rails applicationsIncorporate logins and authentication into your applicationExtend Rails with the best third-party plug-ins and write your ownIntegrate email services into your applications with ActionMailerChoose the right Rails production configurationsStreamline deployment with Capistrano*The CD-ROM is not included with the digital version of this book.

2 editions First published in 2008

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Cover of: The Rails way
2008, Addison-Wesley
The Rails way
in English
Cover of: The Rails Way
2008, Addison-Wesley
The Rails Way
E-book in English


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