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Since then, it has become a serious and popular alternative to traditional web development environments such as Java and. I read the first pages last night.

Agile Web Development with Rails 3.2

Need Ajax support, so your web applications are highly interactive? You are currently viewing our site for Amazon in United States. Add a Dash of Ajax Task E: Skip to main content. What to read if you want a good Rails intro book? I recommend reading the first part and skim the second part and programmmers the rest of the knowledge from documentation instead when needed.

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However, it expects to enter all commands to the rails console and does not always provide “res It was one of the books with I read using rapid reading techniques. The book, however, seems to be written for people who already have a rich background in Object Oriented Programming and not the aspiring, up and coming programmer with little to no OOP experience.


Lean from the Trenches Henrik Kniberg. There are extensive chapters on testing, deployment, and scaling. As with the previous editions of the book, we start with an extended tutorial that builds parts of an online store.

Suuuuper late and much useless by now.

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.

The introduction and the last part of the book will provide you with a lot of technical understanding and you will very likely refer back to it again and again.

Agile Web Development with Rails (3rd edition)

Don’t get me wrong. Read this if you want to get started learning Rails and already have some programming experience. Get to Know Us. Anyway, I recommend even experienced web developers moving to Rails to run quickly through this book, take notes and move on to “The Rails 4 Way”.

Description Resources Extracts Author. Rails just keeps on changing. That rendered the book a trusted source for conventions and best practices. Rails is constantly improving and Rails 4 was a major programmrs they release a new major version about every 3 years with some changes you need to know about.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In other words, if you follow the book verbatim, you will encounter problems between what is written and what is current and usable code.


The Ruby introduction is too shallow to do anyone good.

Agile Web Development with Rails : Sam Ruby :

A Programkers Companion to Ruby on Rails. By using this site you understand and agree to our use of cookies, our Terms Of Useand Privacy Policy. I guess you could say, it’s the same as most of devrlopment rubbish literature in our profession, good for learning decelopment to do something sadly unimaginative as it’s still in the realm of business apps but not much else.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This book isn’t just a mild reworking of the previous edition to make it run with the new Rails. It’s quite verbose, but I guess for people who want their hand held a bit I’ll admit, hand-holding is sometimes appreciated that’s okay. Jan 05, Tom Purl rated it really liked it. You Might Also Like. Source code Errata Releases.

I really enjoy the format as it walks you through step-by-step in creating a working application. To me, this section was completely useless unless you were already an expert with Apache configuration.