Beginning Ruby on Rails

Beginning Ruby on Rails

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Ruby on Rails is the revolutionary online programming tool that makes creating functional e-commerce web sites faster and easier than ever. With the intuitive, straightforward nature of Ruby and the development platform provided by Rails, you can put together full-fledged web applications quickly, even if you're new to web programming. You will find a thorough introduction to both Ruby and Rails in this book. You'll get the easy instructions for acquiring and installing both; understand the nature of conditionals, loops, methods, and blocks; and become familiar with Ruby's classes and objects. You'll learn to build Rails applications, connect to databases, perform necessary testing, and put the whole thing together to create real-world applications such as shopping carts and online catalogs--apps you can actually use right away. What you will learn from this book * How to install and use Ruby and Rails * Object-oriented programming with Ruby * Rails fundamentals and how to create basic online applications * How to work with HTML controls, use models in Rails applications, and work with sessions * Details on working with databases and creating, editing, and deleting database records * Methods for handling cookies and filters and for caching pages * How to connect Rails with Ajax Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to develop online applications using Ruby and Rails. A basic understanding of programming is helpful; some knowledge of HTML is necessary. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.Ajax. and. Rails. alt;/headagt; alt;bodyagt; alt;h1agt;Using Ajaxalt;/h1agt; alt;bragt; alt;%= link_to_remote(a€œClick me to use Ajaxa€, :update ... The following exercise uses the :success parameter to have a JavaScript function called with the downloaded data so you cananbsp;...

Title:Beginning Ruby on Rails
Author:Steve Holzner, Ph.D.
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2006-11-29


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