Expert Ruby on Rails 5 [Video]

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  • Create a Rails 5 App and understand its structure
  • Integrate and use Minitest in Rails
  • Set up data models and relationships for your app’s data
  • Enable authorization for your users using the Devise gem
  • Use the Rails 5 API capability to enable messaging
  • Design and create a REST API
  • Use the Rails 5 ActionCable to implement real-time status updates for your users

Ruby on Rails is an extremely productive web application framework written in Ruby. This course will show you how to make production-ready, efficient, and secure applications using Ruby. You’ll see how to use the framework to make web applications that your users and clients will love.

We start the course by Installing Ruby and Rails and quickly create an application using generators and scaffolding, while understanding how the Rails automations work and why that makes Rails 5 such an easy and productive web-development framework. We will then see how to implement a data model for your App, set up authentication and authorization for your customers and create user-friendly, fast-loading views. You will learn how to create and configure a Rails 5 application and use its new features such as Rails 5 API and ActionCable. Finally, we will take advantage of the new Rails 5 functionality to set-up messaging and presence status for your users and learn how to test these exciting new features.

Style and Approach

The course is practically-oriented, and in each section, you will produce a new functionality while learning about Rails 5 practices and features. This is presented in an incremental fashion, starting simply and advancing in complexity with each section.

  • Learn what’s new in Rails 5
  • Implement a messaging API using Rails API
  • Deliver presence functionality using ActionCable
Course Length 3 hours 54 minutes
ISBN 9781786460387
Date Of Publication 29 Apr 2017


Fred Heath

Fred Heath is a freelance developer and consultant based in Wales, UK. Over the last 20 years, he's worked at every stage of the software development life cycle using a variety of languages and platforms and ended up falling in love with Ruby and its ecosystem. Fred enjoys solving tricky problems, FOSS, meta programming, Behavior-Driven Development, and Agile processes. He also frequently writes online and speaks at conferences about Ruby, software development, and best practices. Fred is always happy to hear from you and chat about Ruby and Rails on Twitter.