Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects

Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects

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Discover how JRuby on Rails can be used to create web applications faster and more efficiently while still taking advantage of the vast power of the Java platform. Ruby on Rails is proving itself to be one of the most efficient and powerful agile web development application frameworks available and has had a profound influence on the Java community. The JRuby project offers Java developers the best of two worlds: the flexibility of Ruby on Rails coupled with the enterprise-level power and maturity of the Java platform. JRuby core developer Ola Bini covers everything you need to know to take full advantage of what JRuby has to offer, including: Full coverage on how to use JRuby to create web applications faster and more efficiently, while continuing to take advantage of the vast power of the Java platform Several real-world projects that illustrate the crucial specifics you need to know about the interaction of Java and Ruby Helpful, practical instruction and discussion on how web applications can be deployed using a variety of popular servers such as Apache and Mongrel What youa€™ll learn Create a Rails application that uses JDBC to talk to legacy databases Use Java Management Extensions (JMX) to more effectively manage your application Deploy a Rails application within a Java Enterprise web container (Tomcat) Create interoperable applications involving EJBs and Rails-driven web services Securely integrate XML processing into your Ruby applications Build cutting-edge Web 2.0 web sites using Rails, Prototype, and to provide a pleasing user experience Build four important projects: Store, CMS, Admin tool, and a web library project Who this book is for You'll get the most from this book if you have medium-to-advanced skills in Java web development, with a little Ruby experience, and are interested in taking Web development to the next level, both in terms of speed and features and in interoperability with existing infrastructure. Table of Contents Introduction Getting Started Introduction to Rails Store Administration A Database-Driven Shop Java Integration A Rails CMS Content Rendering A JRuby Enterprise Bean An EJB-Backed Rails Application Deployment Web Services with JRuby JRuby and Message-Oriented Systems The LibLib Rails Application Coda: Next StepsThe big difference between the two frameworks is first and foremost one of philosophy, and this difference hails more from the ... client cookies, Seaside lets you write your web application more or less in the same style as you would write a regular command-line application. ... PHP There are certainly many frameworks for PHP that I could compare Rails against, but Ruby on Rails sits more or less in theanbsp;...

Title:Practical JRuby on Rails Web 2.0 Projects
Author:Ola Bini
Publisher:Apress - 2007-09-25


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