Enterprise Recipes with Ruby and Rails helps you to overcome typical obstacles hidden in every enterprise's infrastructure. It doesn't matter if your Rails application needs to access your company's message-oriented middleware or if it has to scan through tons of huge XML documents to get a missing piece of data. Ruby and Rails enable you to create solutions that are both elegant and efficient
Using Rails, developers can build web applications of exceptional elegance and power. Although its remarkable capabilities have made Ruby on Rails one of the world’s most popular web development frameworks, it can be challenging to learn and use. Ruby on Rails ™ Tutorial, Second Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of your own complete sample application using the latest techniques in Rails web development....
As developers worldwide have adopted the powerful Ruby on Rails web framework, many have fallen victim to common mistakes that reduce code quality, performance, reliability, stability, scalability, and maintainability. Rails™ AntiPatterns identifies these widespread Rails code and design problems, explains why they’re bad and why they happen—and shows exactly what to do instead.
Beginning Ruby on Rails E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional is the first book of its kind to guide you through producing e-commerce applications with Rails, the stacked web framework taking the world by storm. The book dives right into the process of creating a production-level web application using agile methodologies and test-driven development combined with Rails best practices. You’ll take advantage of the latest crop of Rails plug-ins and helpers that will radically improve your programming schedule.
As a development team, you want to be productive. You want to write flexible, maintainable web applications. You want to use Ruby and Rails. But can you justify the move away from established platforms such as J2EE? Bruce Tate's From Java to Ruby has the answers, and it expresses them in a language that'll help persuade managers and executives who've seen it all. See when and where the switch makes sense, and see how to make it.
Every Java developer should be exposed to ideas from different languages,
and Ruby/Rails is a wellspring of good ideas. Read this
book—it will help you learn Ruby and Rails, and give you new ideas
transferable to Java.
Ruby on Rails continues to build up a tremendous head of steam. Fueled by significant benefits and an impressive portfolio of real-world applications already in production, Rails is destined to continue making significant inroads in coming years.
Each new Rails application showing up on the web adds yet more to the collective wisdom of the Rails development community. Yesterday's best practices yield to today's latest and greatest techniques, as the state of the art is continually refined in kitchens all across the Internet. Indeed, these are times of great progress. ...
Ruby on Rails has shaken up the web development industry in a huge way—espe
cially when you consider that version 1.0 of Rails was only released in December
2005. The huge waves of enthusiasm for the new framework, originally in weblogs
and later in the more traditional media, are probably the reason why this book is
in your hands.
This book will lead you through the components that make up the Rails framework
by building a clone of the popular story-sharing web site digg.com. This will give
you a chance to get your feet wet building a simple, yet comprehensive web...
You don't have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don't need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book -- a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road.
Interest in Ruby stems from the popularity of Rails, the web development framework that's attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and PHP. But there are plenty of other uses for this versatile...
As a PHP developer, you have some great tools for developing web applications. Ruby on Rails is another key tool to add to your web development toolbox. Rails is a high-level web development framework that emphasizes high productivity and clean code. However, the Ruby language and Rails framework take a different approach from the way many PHP developers write applications.
The Book of Ruby is an in-depth introduction to Ruby, one of the world's most popular programming languages and the backbone of the acclaimed Ruby on Rails web application framework. With an emphasis on writing clear and maintainable code, author Huw Collingbourne takes readers from the most basic constructs, like types, conditions, and loops, to more advanced techniques, like multithreading and metaprogramming.
Whether it's in Java, .NET, or Ruby on Rails, getting your application ready to ship is only half the battle. Did you design your system to survivef a sudden rush of visitors from Digg or Slashdot? Or an influx of real world customers from 100 different countries? Are you ready for a world filled with flakey networks, tangled databases, and impatient users?
If you're a developer and don't want to be on call for 3AM for the rest of your life, this book will help.
In Release It!, Michael T. Nygard shows you how to design and architect your application for the...
Learning a new language and a new framework can be daunting. What you need is a guide to help leverage your existing knowledge and skills, and show you just what you need to know to get up and running with a new system quickly.
You’re already a .NET developer; we’ll help you get up and running as a Ruby on Rails developer on any operating system: Windows, Mac, or Linux.
The testing1 mindset is something that is deeply ingrained in some programming communities and almost absent in others. How a community treats testing seems to be largely a factor of built-in tools support and how much the practice is promoted by the founders or protagonists of that community. For instance, testing has been a big thing in the Ruby on Rails community because the framework had built-in unit testing support and DHH mentioned it in every talk he gave. This, in turn, led to testing being covered even by beginner books from the get-go....
Deploying Rails will help you transform your deployment process from brittle chaos into something organized, understandable, and repeatable. ➤ Trek Glowacki Independent developer Covering such a wide range of useful topics such as deployment, configuration management, and monitoring, in addition to using industry-standard tools following professionally founded best practices, makes this book an indispensable resource for any Rails developer.
Beginning Mac Programming takes you through concrete, working examples, giving you the core concepts and principles of development in context so you will be ready to build the applications you’ve been imagining. It introduces you to Objective-C and the Cocoa framework in clear, easy-to-understand lessons, and demonstrates how you can use them together to write for the Mac, as well as the iPhone and iPod.
We all know feedback is good. Why not get it instantly? Continuous Testing with Ruby shows you how to use a combination of tests, tools, and techniques to immediately detect problems in code. This book will help you create a personalized development environment that instantly validates your decisions as you make changes to your code. This rapid feedback allows you to focus on the problem at hand, rather than constantly re-checking prior work.
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In this book for designers, developers, and product managers, expert developer and user interface designer Lukas Mathis explains how to make usability the cornerstone of every point in your design process, walking you through the necessary steps to plan the design for an application or website, test it, and get usage data after the design is complete. He shows you how to focus your design process on the most important thing: helping people get things done, easily and efficiently.
Ready to go to the next level with Rails? From examining the parts of Ruby that make this framework possible to deploying large Rails applications, Advanced Rails offers you an in-depth look at techniques for dealing with databases, security, performance, web services and much more.
Chapters in this book help you understand not only the tricks and techniques used within the Rails framework itself, but also how to make use of ideas borrowed from other programming paradigms.