Ruby on Rails For Dummies
Barry A. Burd
Quickly create Web sites with this poweful tool
Use this free and easy programming language for e-commerce sites and blogs
If you need to build Web and database applications quickly but you don't dream in computer code, take heart! Ruby on Rails was created for you, and this book will have you up and running in no time. The Ruby scripting language and the Rails framework let you create full-featured Web applications fast. It's even fun!
Discover how to
- Install and run Ruby and Rails
- Use the RadRails IDE
- Create a blog with Ruby
- Connect your Web site to a database
- Build a shopping cart
- Explore Ruby's syntax
Part I: Nuts and Bolts.
Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Ruby on Rails.
Chapter 2: Installing the Software.
Chapter 3: Details on Rails.
Chapter 4: Using RadRails.
Part II: Creating Code.
Chapter 5: Ruby One’s Day.
Chapter 6: Ruby Two’s Day.
Chapter 7: Weaving the Web.
Part III: Real Rails.
Chapter 8: Action-Packed Adventures.
Chapter 9: Some Things You Can Do with Models.
Chapter 10: I’ve Been Working on the Rails Code.
Chapter 11: Image Is Everything.
Chapter 12: More Model Magic.
Chapter 13: Cool Things on Rails.
Part IV: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 14: Ten (Times Two) Great Web Sites.
Chapter 15: Ten Features That Set Ruby Apart.
Chapter 16: Ten Pivotal Ruby on Rails Concepts.
Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Override Rails Defaults.