We’ll explore the inner workings of Rails across eight chapters.
In Chapter 1, Creating Our Own Renderer, I’ll introduce rails plugin, a tool used throughout this book to create Rails plug-ins, and we’ll customize render to accept :pdf as an option with a behavior we’ll define. This chapter starts a series of discussions about Rails’s rendering stack.
In Chapter 2, Building Models with Active Model, we’ll take a look at Active Model and its modules as we create an extension called Mail Form that receives data through a form and sends it to a preconfigured email address.
Then in Chapter 3, Retrieving View Templates from Custom Stores, we’ll revisit the Rails rendering stack and customize it to read templates from a ...