Instant RubyMine Assimilation [Instant]

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Learn in an Instant - Short, Fast, Focused
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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Incorporate features of RubyMine into your everyday Ruby and Ruby on Rails development workflow
  • Learn about the integrated testing and debugging tools to make your coding bulletproof and productive
  • Become an expert at deploying Rails applications directly from RubyMine

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 66 pages
Release Date : November 2013
ISBN : 1849698767
ISBN 13 : 9781849698764
Author(s) : Dave Jones
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Instant, Other

Table of Contents

Instant RubyMine Assimilation
  • Instant RubyMine Assimilation
    • First contact – installing Ruby and RubyMine (Must know)
    • First communication – saying hello (Must know)
    • Getting comfortable with your new skin (Should know)
    • Managing your implants (Should know)
    • Creating your first progeny (Should know)
    • Running and debugging your progeny (Should know)
    • Manipulating your tech (Become an expert)
    • Testing your tech (Become an expert)
    • Ensuring your legacy (Become an expert)
    • Refactoring and maintaining your tech (Become an expert)
    • Strengthening your tech against intrusion (Become an expert)
    • Monitoring your extremities (Become an expert)
    • Deploying your progeny to expand your empire (Become an expert)

Dave Jones

Dave Jones is a developer and teacher living in Spokane, Washington. He has worked with many of the top Fortune 500 companies during the last 30 years of his career. Dave has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly, Pomona and has a Masters of Technology Management degree from Pepperdine University. He has always had a love for computers. He started his career by fixing Apple computers in the early 1980s. He continued on his career path by working at Rockwell Space Division where he had the opportunity to work on various Space Shuttle ground and control systems. Dave continued his varied career by entering into the burgeoning Internet software industry, where he worked on developing white-label forum/bulletin board systems for many different startup companies. Some of these companies included Apple Computer, Microsoft, WebMD, Cisco, New York Times, UK Guardian, Dr. Phil and Oprah shows, Citicorp, Reader's Digest,, Sony, Kodak, and many other fortune 500 companies. Throughout this interesting career, he was able to learn many of the technologies that are in use today and decided that he wanted to give back to the software community by teaching some of his life-long skills to new developers beginning their new careers. Dave began teaching at a Spokane Community college in the Software Development department in 2008. He currently teaches many different technologies including Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Agile development, CSS/HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, mobile development with Java on the Android OS, as well as Objective-C on Apple iOS devices. He records his lectures and makes them publically available on YouTube where thousands of developers around the world are benefiting from his expertise. He is also the owner of a small software consulting company that helps pay for his teaching hobby. Dave has a passion for computers, Internet, and building software. He truly enjoys the interaction and satisfaction that comes from the creation of software tools.
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What you will learn from this book

  • Install RubyMine on the platform of your choice
  • Create Ruby projects and run them within the built-in console
  • Debug Ruby code line-by-line with variable watches and inspection
  • Install Ruby Gems to help expand your program's functionality
  • Customize the IDE to fit your coding style including key mapping and colors
  • Create and manage Rails applications and their many different files
  • Test your code with the test framework of your choice, such as rspec
  • Refactor your code and discover duplicate code with automatic
  • RubyMine tools Inspect your database tables with built-in query and table display tools
  • Deploy your code to the Internet with automated RubyMine tools  

In Detail

Ruby and Ruby on Rails applications can become very complex very quickly, with hundreds of different files to contend with during a typical day of development. With RubyMine, you can become much more productive and let the IDE take care of the menial tasks while you concentrate on the details and structure of your applications.

Instant RubyMine Assimilation shows you how to integrate the RubyMine development environment into your everyday development process. With step-by-step instructions and practical examples, you will learn how to customize the environment precisely to suit your needs, debug and test your code, and get the most out of many other features of RubyMine.

Starting with the installation of RubyMine on your preferred platform, this guide will walk you through creating your first program. You will be taken through everything from the development and testing process all the way to deploying your website for the world to enjoy.

You will learn how to manage your project in RubyMine including integrating version control, testing, and debugging your projects. Furthermore, you will learn how to navigate complex projects, view database tables, and utilize the built-in console and deployment tools of RubyMine, all of which will help you become an expert developer

This book will also teach you how to install and use Gems, change Ruby environments, and use code coverage and reports to enhance your testing. By the end of this book, you will be able to confidently deploy your Rails application to a server, all within the inviting environment that is RubyMine.


Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. A practical guide comprising of easy-to-follow recipes which provide concise and clear steps to help you enter the world of RubyMine.

Who this book is for

Instant RubyMine Assimilation is ideal for you, if you are new to RubyMine or well acquainted with the technology. All you need is basic knowledge of writing in Ruby or Ruby on Rails.

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