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  • Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide
  • Dave Thomas
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 9780976694007
Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide

characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide 107 Dave Thomas ✓ 7 download E frameworks to send emails implement web services and create dynamic user centric web pages using built in Javascript and Ajax support There are extensive chapters on testing deployment and scaling You'll see how easy it is to install Rails using your web server of choice such as Apache or lighttpd or using its own included web server You'll be writing applications that work with your favorite database MySL Oracle Postgres and in no time at all You'll create a complete online store application in the extended tutorial section so you'll see how a full Rails application is developed iteratively and rapidly Rails strives to honor the Pragm Review of Second EditionDave thomas is a pretty good writer I thought that The Pragmatic Programmer was an excellent book However alot of the garbage suggested in AWD makes me doubt how much experience the author has writing scalable agile high traffic web applicationsIf you go into this book looking to learn how to code with rails thats fine but don t expect to learn to program well for the web from this book Infact be prepared to ignore large portions of the bookAnyway I guess this review is pretty pointless this book is about rails 1X I do not recommend either using rails 1X or reading docs on it either If you re not pretty close to the newest version of the framework you re missing great new features better performance better new plugin support and probably better stability Reading old docs would be like reading instructions on doing it wrong

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characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide 107 Dave Thomas ✓ 7 download Rails is a full stack open source web framework that enables you to create full featured sophisticated web based applications but with a twist A full Rails application probably has less total code than the XML you'd need to configure the same application in other frameworks With this book you'll learn how to use ActiveRecord to connect business objects and database tables No painful object relational mapping Just create your business objects and let Rails do the rest You'll learn how to use the Action Pack framework to route incoming reuests and render pages using easy to write templates and components See how to exploit the Rails servic In general this book does a fairly good job of helping you create a rails based application Part 3 includes some great in depth information on the topics that are briefly discussed in Part 2 I only have one real gripe about this book It packs in lots of topics eg db theory AJAX unit testing security deployment but it doesn t really tell you much about them Therefore if you have a problem then good luck figuring it out using the content in the book A good example is the final chapter which covers deployment The chapter devotes only a few small paragraphs to configuring Apache for passenger To me this section was completely useless unless you were already an expert with Apache configuration I ended that chapter with a broken Apache server and no resources from the book to begin fixing itAnother problem that I had with that chapter is that it really didn t follow the pattern that the chapters in Part 2 used In those chapters the authors would should you how to do something relatively small show you how to test it and then provide some troubleshooting information if the task was particularly complex The deployment chapter gave you a very brief and generalized tutorial in each section and then just assumed that everything went perfectly It didn t show you how to test anything and it didn t help you troubleshoot any possible problemsDon t get me wrong I know that no book will provide all of the information that I would ever need about a subject and thank goodness for the internet in these situations I was just hoping that all of the chapters in a book that I actually bought would provide better information than some person s blog So in general I guess I would have to say that this was a very good book with some bad chapters that were tacked on at the end

characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide

characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide characters Agile Web Development with Rails A Pragmatic Guide 107 Dave Thomas ✓ 7 download Atic Programmer's DRY Principle by avoiding the extra work of configuration files and code annotations You can develop in real time make a change and watch it work immediately Forget XML Everything in Rails from templates to control flow to business logic is written in Ruby the language of choice for programmers who like to get the job done well and leave work ontime for a change Rails is the framework of choice for the new generation of Web 20 developers Agile Web Development with Rails is the book for that generation written by Dave Thomas Pragmatic Programmer and author of Programming Ruby and David Heinemeier Hansson who created Rail It was one of the books with I read using rapid reading techniues It means that my review is going to be biased I liked the book the first part was a hands on tutorial on building a rails application from stratch I believe it covered all the most popular issues we have when building web applications The book includes information on how to do automated testing like functional and unit testing However it expects to enter all commands to the rails console and does not always provide results in the book The second part described implementation details and why Rails works That part was harded to read rapidly as it contained API descriptions etc I rated this book as 35 since for me it would be appropriate to learn just what API is available The rest of that I will not memorize anyway so I will go to the documentation instead when needed At the same time this book gave me a pretty good overview on rails I recommend reading the first part and skim the second part and get the rest of the knowledge from documentation instead when needed