Building Dynamic Web 2.0 Websites with Ruby on Rails
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- Create a complete Web 2.0 application with Ruby on Rails
- Learn rapid web development
- Enhance your user interface with AJAX
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 232 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : March 2008
ISBN : 1847193412
ISBN 13 : 9781847193414
Author(s) : A P Rajshekhar
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Open Source
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Getting Started with Ruby and RoR
Chapter 2: Getting to Know Ruby and RoR
Chapter 3: TaleWiki—The Basic Setup
Chapter 4: Managing the Users
Chapter 5: Gathering User Comments
Chapter 6: Setting up the Template
Chapter 7: Tagging the Tales
Chapter 8: Enhancing User Experience with Ajax
Chapter 9: Developing the Interface for Administration
Chapter 10: Deploying the TaleWiki
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Errata- 1 submitted: last submission 10 Jan 2012
Errata type: Code | Page number: 119
"if logged_in_user flash[:note]="Welcome "+logged_in_user.name redirect_to(:controller=>'tale',:action => "list") else" should be: "if valid_user flash[:note]="Welcome "+logged_in_user.name redirect_to(:controller=>'tale',:action => "list") else"
What you will learn from this book
- Installing, configuring, and testing both Ruby and RoR
- Setting up the application and database
- Managing users and roles for your website
- Gathering and managing user comments
- Setting up the template and generating migrations for your tables
- Using plug-ins; adding and searching a tag
- Enhancing usability with AJAX
- Developing an administration interface
- Deploying the application on a production server
Chapter 1 gives you an overview of the features of Ruby and RoR, as well as providing the various ways of installing, configuring, and testing both Ruby and RoR.
Chapter 2 introduces you to the basics of Ruby as well as the main concepts and components of RoR.
Chapter 3 makes you understand the design of tables according to the conventions of RoR, creation of scaffolds for tables, and changing the scaffolds according to the requirements.
Chapter 4 gives you details you about how to set up the User Management module for the website called TaleWiki.
Chapter 5 makes you familiar with the Login Management and Comment Management modules for TaleWiki.
Chapter 6 introduces you to the Migrations and Layouts involved in setting up the template for TaleWiki.
Chapter 7 describes the tagging functionality being implemented for enhanced search usability.
Chapter 8 provides you with the implementation of AJAX for TaleWiki.
Chapter 9 deals with the development of an interface for the administration.
Chapter 10 gives you the steps for deploying the website.
Ruby on Rails is an open-source web application framework ideally suited to building business applications; accelerating and simplifying the creation of database-driven websites. Often shortened to Rails or RoR, it provides a stack of tools to rapidly build web applications based on the Model-View-Controller design pattern.
This book is a tutorial for creating a complete website with Ruby on Rails. It will teach you to develop database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller pattern. It will take you on a joy ride right from installation to a complete dynamic website. All the applications discussed in this book will help you add exciting features to your website. This book will show you how to assemble RoR's features and leverage its power to design, develop, and deploy a fully featured website. Each chapter adds a new feature to the site, adding new knowledge, skills, and techniques.
Learn to create dynamic websites with Ruby on Rails.
This book is a practical guide to creating a complete Web 2.0 website with Ruby on Rails. In this book, each chapter adds a new feature to the site, adding new knowledge, skills, and techniques. You will learn about the features of RoR by adding those features to your website. You will also learn about Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as each chapter closely follows the SDLC starting from requirement gathering and ending with testing.
Who this book is for
This book is for anyone who has basic concepts of object-oriented programming as well as relational databases and wants to develop online applications using Ruby on Rails. Prior knowledge of Ruby or Rails is not expected.