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Ruby for Rails Ruby Techniques for Rails Developers

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ISBN-10: 1932394699

ISBN-13: 9781932394696

Edition: 2006

Authors: David Black, Manning Publications Staff

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-The word is out: with "Ruby on Rails" you can build powerful Web applications easily and quickly! And just like the Rails framework itself, Rails applications are Ruby programs. That means you can't tap into the full power of Rails unless you master the Ruby language. "Ruby for Rails," written by Ruby expert David Black (with a forward by David Heinemeier Hansson), helps Rails developers achieve Ruby mastery. Each chapter deepens your Ruby knowledge and shows you how it connects to Rails. You'll gain confidence working with objects and classes and learn how to leverage Ruby's elegant, expressive syntax for Rails application power. And you'll become a better Rails developer through a deep…    
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Manning Publications Company
Publication date: 5/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 493
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

How Ruby works
How Rails works
Ruby-informed Rails development
Objects and variables
Organizing objects with classes
Modules and program organization
The default object (self) and scope
Control flow techniques
Built-in essentials
Scalar objects
Collections, containers, and enumerability
Regular expressions and regexp-basedstring operations
Ruby dynamics
(Re)modeling the R4RMusic application universe
Programmatically enhancing ActiveRecord models
Enhancing the controllers and views
Techniques for exploring the Rails source code
Ruby and Rails installation and resources