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Agile Web Development with Rails: A Pragmatic Guide

David Heinemeier Hansson develpment the creator of the Rails framework. It packs in lots of topics e. I was very pleased with how this book was laid out.

Many times I knew I had seen a topic in the book and couldn’t find it later Decent book to learn rails. About this Title Pages: It is a free online book that is of equal size to this printed book but allows you to build another completed application and see slightly different ways of doing things.

Sep 09, Shaun rated it really liked it Shelves: You’ll learn how to use the “Action Pack” framework to route incoming requests and render pages using easy-to-write templates and components.

I know that no book will provide all of the information that I would ever need about a subject, and thank goodness for the internet in these situations. If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for raiks. Everything in Rails, from templates to control flow to business logic, is written in Ruby, the language of choice for programmers who like to get the job done well and leave work ontime for a change. I guess I just need something new and different of the same quality to inspire me after reading this book, I need it.


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This edition covers Rails 2. Not a good book for starting to learn the language. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I read the first pages last night. You want to write professional-grade applications: Its a pretty frustrating experience when I hoped to go through the book and learn to build a demo.

Most importantly, however, it’s given me all the right pointers in the direction of where to go next to learn the specifics I need for my projects. However, alot of the garbage suggested in AWD makes me doubt how much experience the author has writing scalable, agile, high traffic web-applications.

Agile Web Development with Rails: A Pragmatic Guide by Dave Thomas

I do not recommend either using rails 1. Rails swept to world-wide programmres in the Spring of It’s a broad, far-reaching tutorial and reference that’s recommended by the Rails core team. A good book to have read at some point for historical reasons – DHH’s involvement kind of makes that an imperative.

From Novice to Profession I was just hoping that all of the chapters in a book that I actually bought would provide better prgrammers than some person’s blog.


Tens of thousands of developers have used this award-winning book to learn Rails. In other words, if you follow the book verbatim, you will encounter problems between what is written and what is current and usable code.

Don’t get me wrong. Gone are the long reference chapters–that’s what the web does best. You concentrate on creating the application, and Rails takes care of the details. For this reason as well as to recommend anyone starting out with Rails to read this book, I rate it 5 stars.

I only have one real gripe about this book.

Agile Web Development with Rails 3.2

See and discover other items: All designers should learn to code. Published July 28th by Pragmatic Bookshelf first published July 15th Click a locale to go to that part of our site. The reason being that Simply Rails is a very gentle walk through of an example website, and devflopment about it. In summary, this isn’t a book for beginners but has some concepts that all developers should know and understand — I wigh yet to move on to the reference part as I’m getting frustrated with the tutorial part of the book since there are quite some errors that weren’t updated.