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The Rails Way
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The expert guide to building Ruby on Rails applications
Ruby 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 you
Increase your productivity as a web developer
Realize the overall joy of programming with Ruby on Rails
Learn what’s new in Rails 2.0
Drive design and protect long-term maintainability with TestUnit and RSpec
Understand and manage complex program flow in Rails controllers
Leverage Rails’ support for designing REST-compliant APIs
Master sophisticated Rails routing concepts and techniques
Examine and troubleshoot Rails routing
Make the most of ActiveRecord object-relational mapping
Utilize Ajax within your Rails applications
Incorporate logins and authentication into your application
Extend Rails with the best third-party plug-ins and write your own
Integrate email services into your applications with ActionMailer
Choose the right Rails production configurations
Streamline deployment with Capistrano
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