Agile Web Development with Rails (4th edition) by Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson, Sam Ruby

By Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson, Sam Ruby

Ruby on Rails is helping you produce top quality, beautiful-looking net functions speedy. you consider developing the appliance, and Rails looks after the details.

Tens of hundreds of thousands of builders have used this award-winning booklet to benefit Rails. It's a extensive, far-reaching educational and reference that's instructed by way of the Rails middle group. If you're new to Rails, you'll get step by step assistance. If you're an skilled developer, this booklet provides you with the excellent, insider details you need.

Rails has advanced through the years, and this booklet has advanced besides it. We nonetheless commence with a step by step walkthrough of establishing a true program, and in-depth chapters examine the integrated Rails gains. This variation now offers new Ruby and Rails clients additional information at the Ruby language and takes extra time to provide an explanation for key options all through. top practices on the best way to practice Rails proceed to alter, and this version retains up. Examples use cookie subsidized periods, HTTP authentication, and lively Record-based kinds, and the ebook focuses all through at the correct approach to use Rails. also, this variation now displays Ruby 1.9, a brand new free up of Ruby with huge useful and function improvements.

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0 printing, October 28, 2010) 35 W HAT W E J UST D ID If you can’t find a binary version or if you’d rather build from source anyway, you’ll need a development environment on your machine to build the library. Under Windows, this means having a copy of Visual C++. Under Linux, you’ll need gcc and friends (but these will likely already be installed). Under OS X, you’ll need to install the developer tools (they come with the operating system but aren’t installed by default). You’ll also need to install your database driver into the correct version of Ruby.

Com/Products/Komodo/) is ActiveState’s IDE for dynamic languages, including Ruby. html) is a commercial IDE for Ruby, and is available for free to qualified educational and open source projects. Runs on Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux. Ask experienced developers who use your kind of operating system which editor they use. Spend a week or so trying alternatives before settling in. The Desktop We’re not going to tell you how to organize your desktop while working with Rails, but we will describe what we do.

Later, as we write application code and run it via our browser, we’ll be able to use this console window to trace the incoming requests. When the time comes to shut down your application, you can press Ctrl-C in this window to stop WEBrick. ) At this point, we have a new application running, but it has none of our code in it. Let’s rectify this situation. 2 Hello, Rails! ” program to try a new system. Let’s start by creating a simple application that sends our cheery greeting to a browser. After we get that working, we will embellish it with the current time and links.

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