Raleigh, NC—With the help of a community of Rails chefs in the kitchen, here are 84 new ways to kick your Rails apps up a notch. Advanced Rails Recipes (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $38.95, ISBN: 978-0-9787392-2-5) is a collection of practical recipes for spicing up your Ruby on Rails web application without a lot of prep and cleanup. You’ll learn how the pros have solved the tough problems using the most up-to-date Rails 2 techniques so you can deliver your stunning web app quicker and easier.
With contributions from leading developers in the field, you’re getting the very latest information direct from the source. Author Mike Clark says, “These folks know how to make things to help your Rails application really shine. All these recipes are extracted directly from their work on real-world projects. It’s all about skipping the trial and error and jumping straight to a good solution that works on your first try. Sometimes it’s even about making things you never imagined you could make.”
Rails is riding the leading edge of great progress—each new Rails application on the web adds more to the collective wisdom of the Rails development community. The state of the art is continually refined in kitchens all across the Internet. At the same time, it’s easy to get left behind in the wake of progress.
Advanced Rails Recipes keeps you on the cutting edge of Rails development and, more importantly, continues to turn this fast-paced framework to your advantage.
You’ll find pragmatic recipes you’ll use on every Rails project. And by taking the code in these recipes and slipping it into your application you’ll not only deliver your application quicker, you’ll do so with the confidence that it’s done right.
Mike Clark is a consultant, author, speaker, and programmer.
Advanced Rails Recipes
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN: 9780978739225, 420 pages, $38.95 USD, £20.50 GBP
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