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The Ruby Programming Language

The Ruby Programming Language

Everything You Need to Know

  • Author: David Flanagan,Yukihiro Matsumoto
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 9780596554651
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 448
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The Ruby Programming Language is the authoritative guide to Ruby and provides comprehensive coverage of versions 1.8 and 1.9 of the language. It was written (and illustrated!) by an all-star team: David Flanagan, bestselling author of programming language "bibles" (including JavaScript: The Definitive Guide and Java in a Nutshell) and committer to the Ruby Subversion repository. Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, creator, designer and lead developer of Ruby and author of Ruby in a Nutshell, which has been expanded and revised to become this book. why the lucky stiff, artist and Ruby programmer extraordinaire. This book begins with a quick-start tutorial to the language, and then explains the language in detail from the bottom up: from lexical and syntactic structure to datatypes to expressions and statements and on through methods, blocks, lambdas, closures, classes and modules. The book also includes a long and thorough introduction to the rich API of the Ruby platform, demonstrating -- with heavily-commented example code -- Ruby's facilities for text processing, numeric manipulation, collections, input/output, networking, and concurrency. An entire chapter is devoted to Ruby's metaprogramming capabilities. The Ruby Programming Language documents the Ruby language definitively but without the formality of a language specification. It is written for experienced programmers who are new to Ruby, and for current Ruby programmers who want to challenge their understanding and increase their mastery of the language.

Ruby for Beginners

Ruby for Beginners

Your Guide to Easily Learn Ruby Programming in 7 Days

  • Author: iCode Academy
  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • ISBN: 9781521367704
  • Category: Ruby (Computer program language)
  • Page: 123
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Are You Ready To Learn Ruby Easily? This book aims to guide a complete novice in Ruby programming. This book is carefully crafted to aid the new or inexperienced programmer in learning to write a code in Ruby language. If you are someone who somehow developed a fear to explore the unknown and still interested in learning Ruby programming, then this book can truly help you. This book covers everything that a beginner in Ruby programming should learn. Understand that programming offers an infinite amount of information and knowledge. However, this book understands that it may overwhelm a mere beginner in programming if it tackles even the advanced features of the Ruby language. This book can help you build a solid, basic knowledge in programming that can help you a lot when you begin to write your own program in Ruby language. You can use the acquired knowledge to pursue or learn more about Ruby's advanced concepts later on. For now, just concentrate on the basics and make sure to absorb every lesson before you go to the next one. Practice makes perfect and this book provides a lot of practice programs or exercises that can help you enhance your experience in Ruby programming. The exercises are simple and easy to understand to help you comprehend the lesson quickly. You also need to take note of the error messages that you may encounter. Let them serve as your guide so you can avoid the same mistake in the future or help you resolve the same error when you encounter them once more. Learning Ruby programming in 7 days is not something impossible to accomplish. Even a person with a little or no experience with any programming language can learn it within those days. As you go through each lesson, you will notice that it is quite easy to understand. It becomes much simpler when you have patience and discipline. Understand that you will be able to learn the Ruby basics in 7 days, but that won't make you an instant expert. You still need to practice and work your way in discovering the cool things that you can do with Ruby as you go along. Even expert programmers need to spend ample time in honing their programming skills. Before you know it, you are ready to create a more complex program.This book presents everything that a novice may need in understanding the basic Ruby programming. It is presented in such a way that anyone without prior programming knowledge will find it easy to understand - most technical jargons were kept to minimal, and they are the terminologies that you will likely encounter once you have started writing your program. Here's What You'll Learn From This Ruby For Beginners Book: ✓ Chapter 1: Getting acquainted with ruby ✓ Chapter 2: Initial Preparations ✓ Chapter 3: Start with the Basics ✓ Chapter 4: Ruby Variables ✓ Chapter 5: All About Methods ✓ Chapter 6: Flow Control ✓ Chapter 7: Iterators and Loops ✓ Chapter 8: More on Arrays and Hashes What Are You Waiting For? Start Coding Ruby Right Now!

Comprehensive Ruby Programming

Comprehensive Ruby Programming

  • Author: Jordan Hudgens
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
  • ISBN: 1787287998
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 330
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This book will provide you with all of the tools you need to be a professional Ruby developer. Starting with the core principles, such as syntax and best practices, and up to advanced topics like metaprogramming and big data analysis. About This Book Provides the core skills required to become a Ruby programmer Covers how to use the most popular Ruby Gem libraries Includes details on regular expressions Who This Book Is For This is a complete course written from the ground up for beginners wanting to gain a solid understanding of the Ruby language. It starts at the beginning with how to install Ruby and work with it on multiple machines, so simply have a computer that's connected to the Internet and you'll be ready. What You Will Learn Learn how to use Ruby code effectively, picking the right tool for the job and not duplicating built-in functionality Gain best software development practices, and how to identify and fix common errors Absorb core programming skills, such as variables, strings, loops, conditionals, and much more Explore object-oriented programming and learn to create modular, reusable code that you can use across projects Build 10 practical Ruby programs as you work through the book on topics such as big data analysis and solving Euler equations In Detail Ruby is a powerful, general-purpose programming language that can be applied to any task. Whether you are an experienced developer who wants to learn a new language or you are new to programming, this book is your comprehensive Ruby coding guide. Starting with the foundational principles, such as syntax, and scaling up to advanced topics such as big data analysis, this book will give you all of the tools you need to be a professional Ruby developer. A few of the key topics are: object-oriented programming, built-in Ruby methods, core programming skills, and an introduction to the Ruby on Rails and Sinatra web frameworks. You will also build 10 practical Ruby programs. Created by an experienced Ruby developer, this book has been written to ensure it focuses on the skills you will need to be a professional Ruby developer. After you have read this book, you will be ready to start building real-world Ruby projects. Style and approach This is a comprehensive course for learning the Ruby programming language that works methodically through everything that you need to know. It begins with the basics of the language and then works through some complete projects to apply your skills and ensure that you have fully absorbed them and can use them in the real world.

Learn Ruby the Hard Way

Learn Ruby the Hard Way

A Simple and Idiomatic Introduction to the Imaginative World Of Computational Thinking with Code

  • Author: Zed A. Shaw
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • ISBN: 0133135632
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 320
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You Will Learn Ruby! Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Ruby. Follow it and you will succeed–just like the hundreds of thousands of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else. In Learn Ruby the Hard Way, Third Edition , you’ll learn Ruby by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how software works; what good programs look like; how to read, write, and think about code; and how to find and fix your mistakes using tricks professional programmers use. Most importantly, you’ll learn the following, which you need to start writing excellent Ruby software of your own: • Installing your Ruby environment • Organizing and writing code • Ruby symbols and keywords • Basic mathematics • Variables and printing • Strings and text • Interacting with users • Working with files • Using and creating functions • Looping and logic • Arrays and elements • Hashmaps • Program design • Object-oriented programming • Inheritance and composition • Modules, classes, and objects • Project “skeleton” directories • Debugging and automated testing • Advanced user input • Text processing • Basic game development • Basic web development It’ll Be Hard At First. But Soon, You’ll Just Get It–And That Will Feel Great! This tutorial will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you’ll know one of the world’s most powerful, popular programming languages. You’ll be a Ruby programmer. Watch Zed, too! The accompanying DVD contains 5+ hours of passionate, powerful teaching: a complete Ruby video course! Zed Shaw is an avid guitar player, programmer, and writer whose books teach people all over the world how to write software. His book Learn Python the Hard Way has been read by millions of people around the world. His software has been used by many large and small companies. His essays are often quoted and read by members of many geek communities. He is an entertaining and lively writer, who is sure to keep you laughing and make you think.

Learning Ruby

Learning Ruby

The Language that Powers Rails

  • Author: Michael Fitzgerald
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 9780596555320
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 260
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You don't have to know everything about a car to drive one, and you don't need to know everything about Ruby to start programming with it. Written for both experienced and new programmers alike, Learning Ruby is a just-get-in-and-drive book -- a hands-on tutorial that offers lots of Ruby programs and lets you know how and why they work, just enough to get you rolling down the road. Interest in Ruby stems from the popularity of Rails, the web development framework that's attracting new devotees and refugees from Java and PHP. But there are plenty of other uses for this versatile language. The best way to learn is to just try the code! You'll find examples on nearly every page of this book that you can imitate and hack. Briefly, this book: Outlines many of the most important features of Ruby Demonstrates how to use conditionals, and how to manipulate strings in Ruby. Includes a section on regular expressions Describes how to use operators, basic math, functions from the Math module, rational numbers, etc. Talks you through Ruby arrays, and demonstrates hashes in detail Explains how to process files with Ruby Discusses Ruby classes and modules (mixins) in detail, including a brief introduction to object-oriented programming (OOP) Introduces processing XML, the Tk toolkit, RubyGems, reflection, RDoc, embedded Ruby, metaprogramming, exception handling, and other topics Acquaints you with some of the essentials of Rails, and includes a short Rails tutorial. Each chapter concludes with a set of review questions, and appendices provide you with a glossary of terms related to Ruby programming, plus reference material from the book in one convenient location. If you want to take Ruby out for a drive, Learning Ruby holds the keys.

Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner

Ruby Programming for the Absolute Beginner

  • Author: Jerry Lee Jr. Ford
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1435458079
  • Category: Electronic books
  • Page: 384
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Want to learn the fundamentals of Ruby programming but aren’t sure where to start? Look no further! Ruby is a free, easy-to-learn, yet powerful scripting programming language that can run on any operating system. These attributes have made Ruby an extreme

Ruby by Example

Ruby by Example

Concepts and Code

  • Author: Kevin C. Baird
  • Publisher: No Starch Press
  • ISBN: 1593271603
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 312
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There may be no better way to learn how to program than by dissecting real, representative examples written in your language of choice. Ruby by Example analyzes a series of Ruby scripts, examining how the code works, explaining the concepts it illustrates, and showing how to modify it to suit your needs. Baird's examples demonstrate key features of the language (such as inheritance, encapsulation, higher-order functions, and recursion), while simultaneously solving difficult problems (such as validating XML, creating a bilingual program, and creating command-line interfaces). Each chapter builds upon the previous, and each key concept is highlighted in the margin to make it easier for you to navigate the book. You'll learn how to: –Use the interactive Ruby shell (irb) to learn key features of the language –Extend Ruby using RubyGems, the Ruby package manager –Create numerical utilities, as well as utilities that process and analyze HTML/XML –Implement purely functional and metaprogramming techniques to save time and effort –Optimize, profile, and test your code to make sure that it not only does its job, but does it well –Create web applications using Rails Ruby is the fastest growing programming language today, and for good reason: its elegant syntax and readable code make for prolific and happy programmers. But it can be difficult to understand and implement without a little help. Ruby by Example shows you how to take advantage of Ruby as you explore Ruby's fundamental concepts in action.

Ruby For Kids For Dummies

Ruby For Kids For Dummies

  • Author: Christopher Haupt
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119055997
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 352
  • View: 6988
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The fun way to introduce coding with Ruby to kids If you don't have the chance to take coding classes at school or in camp—or if you just want to learn on your own—Ruby For Kids gears you up to expand your technology skills and learn this popular programming language. Written in a way that's easy to follow—and keeping the super tech-heavy stuff to a minimum—it quickly and easily shows you how to use Ruby to create web and mobile applications with no experience required. Ruby is considered one of the best and simplest languages to start with when you're learning coding. This fun and friendly guide makes it even easier. Broken down into simple projects designed to appeal to younger programmers, Ruby For Kids gets you up and running with core coding concepts in no time. Before you know it, you'll be tackling hands-on projects, enjoying the support of a vibrant community, and feeling a sense of accomplishment as you complete projects. Navigate the basics of coding with the Ruby language Use Ruby to create your own applications and games Find help from other Ruby users Offers tips for parents and teachers helping kids learn Ruby So what are you waiting for? Ruby For Kids has everything you need to get in on one of the most popular topics around!

The Book of Ruby

The Book of Ruby

A Hands-On Guide for the Adventurous

  • Author: Huw Collingbourne
  • Publisher: No Starch Press
  • ISBN: 1593272944
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 400
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Covers the features of Ruby, including such topics as strings, class hierarchies, arrays and hashes, loops, methods, exception handling, symbols, YAML, and debugging.

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding

  • Author: Linda Liukas
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1250065003
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 112
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"Code is the 21st century literacy and the need for people to speak the ABCs of Programming is imminent." --Linda Liukas Meet Ruby--a small girl with a huge imagination. In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it. When her dad asks her to find five hidden gems Ruby is determined to solve the puzzle with the help of her new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots. As Ruby stomps around her world kids will be introduced to the basic concepts behind coding and programming through storytelling. Learn how to break big problems into small problems, repeat tasks, look for patterns, create step-by-step plans, and think outside the box. With hands-on activities included in every chapter, future coders will be thrilled to put their own imaginations to work.

Ruby Programming for Beginners

Ruby Programming for Beginners

The Simple Guide to Learning Ruby Programming Language Fast!

  • Author: Tim Warren
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781516998494
  • Category:
  • Page: 90
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Ruby Programming For Beginners Grab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price! Those who are efficient in the Ruby programming language is very high in demand right now. If you are unsure of how to create programs with Ruby, this book will guide your from step one in a coding project all the way through to the end. With the help of this beginners guide you will learn how to program in no time! Follow along with the book to get the drift on how to use Ruby. After you master Ruby, you can move on to Ruby on Rails, which is the framework that goes with Ruby. Soon enough you will become a master programmer using the user-friendliest programming language ever developed. This will help you to land jobs or even write your own coding for a sweet web application. The sky is the limit once you have read, practiced, and learned the Ruby programming language! Here Is What You'll Learn About... What Is Ruby Programming Computer Evaluation Of Ruby Code Objects & Methods Classes & Instances Data Structures Ruby Collections Samples Of Ruby Code Much, Much More! Order your copy of this fantastic book today!

Beginning Ruby

Beginning Ruby

From Novice to Professional

  • Author: Peter Cooper
  • Publisher: Apress
  • ISBN: 1430223642
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 620
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Based on the bestselling first edition, Beginning Ruby: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition is the leading guide for every type of reader who wants to learn Ruby from the ground up. The new edition of this book provides the same excellent introduction to Ruby as the first edition plus updates for the newest version of Ruby, including the addition of the Sinatra and Ramaze web application frameworks and a chapter on GUI development so developers can take advantage of these new trends. Beginning Ruby starts by explaining the principles behind object-oriented programming and within a few chapters builds toward creating a full Ruby application. By the end of the book, in addition to in-depth knowledge of Ruby, you'll also have basic understanding of many ancillary technologies such as SQL, XML, web frameworks, and networking. Introduces readers to the Ruby programming language Takes readers from basic programming skills to web development with topics like Ruby-based frameworks and GUI programming Covers many ancillary technologies in order to provide a broader picture (e.g., databases, XML, network daemons)

Intro to Ruby Programming

Intro to Ruby Programming

Beginners Guide Series

  • Author: John Elder
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780692714416
  • Category:
  • Page: 166
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Learning Ruby has never been this fast and easy, or fun!Veteran Codemy.com programmer John Elder walks you step by step through the ins and outs of Ruby Programming. Written for the absolute beginner, you don't need any programming experience to dive in and get started with this book. Follow along as John teaches you to set up a development environment and write your first program. You'll learn about Variables, Math, IF/THEN Statements, Array, Hashes, Loops, Methods and much more.By the end, you'll be well on your way to becoming a professional Ruby coder!Build on your skills with practice exercises at the end of each chapter and build a math flashcard game using all the skills you've learned throughout the book. It really is this easy to learn Ruby!

Why's (poignant) Guide to Ruby

Why's (poignant) Guide to Ruby

  • Author: Why the Lucky
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781320132503
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 1893
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why's (poignant) Guide to Ruby, sometimes called w(p)GtR or just "the poignant guide", is an introductory book to the Ruby programming language, written by why the lucky stiff. The book is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.The book is unusual among programming books in that it includes quite a lot of strange humour and narrative side tracks which are sometimes completely unrelated to the topic. Many motifs have become inside jokes in the Ruby community, such as references to the words "chunky bacon". The book includes many characters which have become popular as well, particularly the cartoon foxes and Trady Blix, a large black feline friend of why's, who acts as a guide to the foxes (and occasionally teaches them some Ruby).

Learning Rails 3

Learning Rails 3

Rails from the Outside In

  • Author: Simon St. Laurent,Edd Dumbill,Eric J Gruber
  • Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • ISBN: 1449343430
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 414
  • View: 4894
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If you’re a web developer or designer ready to learn Rails, this unique book is the ideal way to start. Rather than throw you into the middle of the framework’s Model-View-Controller architecture, Learning Rails 3 works from the outside in. You’ll begin with the foundations of the Web you already know, and learn how to create something visible with Rails’ view layer. Then you’ll tackle the more difficult inner layers: the database models and controller code. All you need to get started is HTML experience. Each chapter includes exercises and review questions to test your understanding as you go. Present content by building an application with a basic view and a simple controller Build forms and process their results, progressing from simple to more complex Connect forms to models by setting up a database, and create code that maps to database structures Use Rails scaffolding to build applications from a view-centric perspective Add common web application elements such as sessions, cookies, and authentication Build applications that combine data from multiple tables Send and receive email messages from your applications "Learning Rails 3 feels like a brisk pair programming session with professionals who know how to use Ruby on Rails to get things done, and get them done well." -Alan Harris, author of Sinatra: Up and Running

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0

The Pragmatic Programmers' Guide

  • Author: David Thomas,Chad Fowler,Andrew Hunt
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781937785499
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 863
  • View: 7897
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Summary: Ruby 1.9 was a major release of the language: it introduced multinationalization, new block syntax and scoping rules, a new, faster, virtual machine, and hundreds of new methods in dozens of new classes and modules. Ruby 2.0 is less radical--it has keyword arguments, a new regexp engine, and some library changes. This book describes it all. The first quarter of the book is a tutorial introduction that gets you up to speed with the Ruby language and the most important classes and libraries. Download and play with the hundreds of code samples as your experiment with the language. The second section looks at real-world Ruby, covering the Ruby environment, how to package, document, and distribute code, and how to work with encodings. The third part of the book is more advanced. In it, you'll find a full description of the language, an explanation of duck typing, and a detailed description of the Ruby object model and metaprogramming. The book ends with a reference section: comprehensive and detailed documentation of Ruby's libraries. You'll find descriptions and examples of more than 1,300 methods in 58 built-in classes and modules, along with brief descriptions of 97 standard libraries. Ruby makes your programming more productive; it makes coding fun again. And this book will get you up to speed with the very latest Ruby, quickly and enjoyably.

Learn to Program

Learn to Program

  • Author: Chris Pine
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781934356364
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 216
  • View: 3488
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Provides instructions for writing programs using the Ruby programming language.

Learn Game Programming with Ruby

Learn Game Programming with Ruby

Bring Your Ideas to Life with Gosu

  • Author: Mark Sobkowicz
  • Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
  • ISBN: 1680503782
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 206
  • View: 7315
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Level up your programming skills while making fast-paced, arcade-style video games. Make enemy spaceships explode in balls of fire, and escape from a pit while dodging falling boulders. You'll use the fun and approachable Ruby programming language and the Gosu 2D game library, which makes making games a breeze. Gain the skills and techniques you need to bring your own video game ideas to life with moving images and thumping sounds. If you have a little experience programming in Ruby or another language, then you're ready to start making your own video games. In this book you'll learn concepts such as animation, keyboard and mouse movement, sounds and music, and physics as you build four exciting games. Your first game will test your reflexes as you try to click on a ruby that pops in and out of your screen. Learn how to draw images and text, and how to make objects move around the screen. You'll make a space-shooter where you defend your home base from a seemingly endless stream of enemies, as you discover how to use keyboard input, add music and sounds, an opening title screen, and scrolling end-credits. Next up: make a sliding number puzzle game where you'll learn to incorporate more complicated logic and user interaction into your game. Learn all about game physics as you build a game where a bold adventurer must climb out of a pit while dodging bouncing, spinning rocks. Finally, package up your games as Windows and Mac apps so you can share them with your friends. When you're done with this book, you'll have improved your programming skills, and you'll have all the tools you need to make your own arcade-style games. What You Need: You'll need a computer running Windows 7 or later, or Mac OS X 10.7 or later. All the other software you need is free, and the first chapter will get you up and running.

Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Learn Web Development with Rails

  • Author: Michael Hartl
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • ISBN: 0134597508
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 816
  • View: 2283
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Used by sites as varied as Twitter, GitHub, Disney, and Airbnb, Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular frameworks for developing web applications, but it can be challenging to learn and use. Whether you’re new to web development or new only to Rails, Ruby on Rails™ Tutorial, Fourth Edition, is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of three example applications of increasing sophistication. The tutorial’s examples focus on the general principles of web development needed for virtually any kind of website. The updates to this edition include full compatibility with Rails 5, a division of the largest chapters into more manageable units, and a huge number of new exercises interspersed in each chapter for maximum reinforcement of the material. This indispensable guide provides integrated tutorials not only for Rails, but also for the essential Ruby, HTML, CSS, and SQL skills you need when developing web applications. Hartl explains how each new technique solves a real-world problem, and then he demonstrates it with bite-sized code that’s simple enough to understand, yet novel enough to be useful. Whatever your previous web development experience, this book will guide you to true Rails mastery. This book will help you Install and set up your Rails development environment, including pre-installed integrated development environment (IDE) in the cloud Go beyond generated code to truly understand how to build Rails applications from scratch Learn testing and test-driven development (TDD) Effectively use the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern Structure applications using the REST architecture Build static pages and transform them into dynamic ones Master the Ruby programming skills all Rails developers need Create high-quality site layouts and data models Implement registration and authentication systems, including validation and secure passwords Update, display, and delete users Upload images in production using a cloud storage service Implement account activation and password reset, including sending email with Rails Add social features and microblogging, including an introduction to Ajax Record version changes with Git and create a secure remote repository at Bitbucket Deploy your applications early and often with Heroku