by Anthony Lewis
October 2014, 296 pp.
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Rails is a robust, flexible development platform that lets you build complex websites quickly. Many major websites run Rails under the hood, and if you know just enough HTML and CSS to be dangerous, Rails Crash Course will teach you to harness Rails for your own projects.
In this book, author Anthony Lewis shows you how to create web applications that are fast, stable, and secure. You’ll start with Ruby basics and get your hands dirty with Rails early on, as you cover the fundamentals through creating a simple blog. By the end, you’ll know how to:
Each chapter is packed with hands-on examples and exercises that let you test drive your new skills. In the second part of the book, you’ll explore advanced Ruby concepts and build your own Rails-based social networking app, complete with users, posts, comments, and authentication. Even if you’re completely new to Ruby, with Rails Crash Course, you’ll ship your first Rails application in no time.
About the Author
Table of Contents
Part I: Fundamentals
Chapter 1: Ruby Fundamentals (AVAILABLE NOW)
Part II: Advanced
Chapter 7: Advanced Ruby (AVAILABLE NOW)