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Thomas, David 1956-

Overview
Works: 45 works in 373 publications in 11 languages and 5,734 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA76.64, 005.133
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Thomas
Agile web development with rails : a Pragmatic guide by David Thomas( Book )

77 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rails is a full-stack, open source web framework that enables you to create full-featured, sophisticated web-based applications, but with a twist ... A full Rails application probably has less total code than the XML you'd need to configure the same application in other frameworks. With this book you'll learn how to use "ActiveRecord" to connect business objects and database tables. No more painful object-relational mapping. Just create your business objects and let Rails do the rest. You'll learn how to use the "Action Pack" framework to route incoming requests and render pages using easy-to-write templates and components. See how to exploit the Rails service frameworks to send emails, implement web services, and create dynamic, user-centric web-pages using built-in Javascript and Ajax support. There are extensive chapters on testing, deployment, and scaling. You'll see how easy it is to install Rails using your web server of choice (such as Apache or lighttpd) or using its own included web server. You'll be writing applications that work with your favorite database (MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, and more) in no time at all. You'll create a complete online store application in the extended tutorial section, so you'll see how a full Rails application is developed---iteratively and rapidly. Rails strives to honor the Pragmatic Programmer's "DRY Principle" by avoiding the extra work of configuration files and code annotations. You can develop a real-time: make a change, and watch it work immediately. Forget XML. Everything in Rails, from templates to control flow to business logic, is written in Ruby, the language of choice for programmers who like to get the job done well (and leave work ontime for a change). Rails is the framework of choice for the new generation of Web 2.0 developers. Agile Web Development with Rails is the book for that generation, written by Dave Thomas (Pragmatic Programmer and author of Programming Ruby) and David Heinemeier Hansson, who created Rails
The pragmatic programmer : from journeyman to master by Andrew Hunt( Book )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This working manual offers tips, tricks and guidance that can be used by all programmers of all levels. The focus is on creating pragmatic, functional code. The book is not concerned with creating elegant code, but on getting the job done
Programming Ruby : the pragmatic programmers' guide by David Thomas( Book )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tutorial and reference to the object-oriented programming language for beginning to experienced programmers, updated for version 1.8, describes the language's structure, syntax, and operation, and explains how to build applications
Programming Ruby 1.9 : the pragmatic programmers' guide by David Thomas( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruby 1.9 is the latest version of Ruby. It has many compelling features, including multinationalization support, new block scoping, and better performance. At the same time, the current Ruby 1.8 is still being maintained and is widely used
Agile web development with Rails 4 by Sam Ruby( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0 : the pragmatic programmers' guide by David Thomas( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
ECOOP 2006--object-oriented programming : 20th European conference, Nantes, France, July 3-7, 2006 : proceedings by David Thomas( Book )

17 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pragmatic unit testing : in Java with JUnit by Andrew Hunt( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: "Learn how to improve your C♯ coding skills using unit testing. Despite it's name, unit testing is really a coding technique, not a testing technique. Unit testing is done by programmers, for programmers. It's primarily for our benefit: we get improved confidence in our code, better ability to make deadlines, less time spent in the debugger, and less time beating on the code to make it work correctly. This book shows how to write tests, but more importantly, it goes where other books fear to tread and gives you concrete advice and examples of what to test--the common things that go wrong in all of our programs. Discover the tricky hiding places where bugs breed, and how to catch them using the freely available NUnit framework. It's easy to learn how to think of all the things in your code that are likely to break. We'll show you how with helpful mnemonics, summarized in a handy tip sheet (also available from our www.pragmaticprogrammer.com website)
Programming Elixir : functional - concurrent - pragmatic - fun by David Thomas( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pragmatic version control with CVS by David Thomas( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how to improve the effectiveness of the software development process using version control, sometimes called source code control. A version control system is a place to store all the various revisions of written code while an application is being developed. The book focuses on using the freely available open source CVS version control system
Agile Web Development With Rails 5 by Sam Ruby( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rails 5 and Ruby 2.2 bring many improvements, including new APIs and substantial performance enhancements. Learn Rails the way the Rails core team recommends it, along with the tens of thousands of developers who have read this award-winning classic. Start with a step-by-step walkthrough of building a web-based store application and finish with in-depth chapters that cover key Rails features. Eliminate tedious configuration and housekeeping; internationalize your appplications; incorporate Ajas, REST, web serives, and e-mail handling; test your applications as you write them using the built-in testing frameworks; and deploy easily and securely. New in this edition is coverage of Action Cable, and completely updated code for Rails 5. If you're new to Rails, you'll get step-by-step guidance. If you're an experienced developer, this book will give you the comprehensive, insider information you need."--
Pragmatic unit testing in Java 8 with JUnit by Jeff Langr( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agile Webentwicklung mit Rails by David Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unit-Tests mit JUnit by Andrew Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Programming Elixir 1.3 : functional, concurrent, pragmatic, fun by David Thomas( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma shang jiu hui : Rails min jie kai fa wang zhan by Tang Ma Si( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tatsujin puroguramā : Shisutemu kaihatsu no shokunin kara meishō eno michi by Andrew Hunt( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This working manual offers tips, tricks and guidance that can be used by all programmers of all levels. The focus is on creating pragmatic, functional code. The book is not concerned with creating elegant code, but on getting the job done
Apache MyFaces Trinidad 1.2 a practical guide : develop JSF web applications with Trinidad and Seam. - Includes index by David Thomas( )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The pragmatic programmer : from journeyman to master
Alternative Names
Dave Thomas britisch-amerikanischer Programmierer

Dave Thomas britisk ingeniør

Dave Thomas Brits ingenieur

Dave Thomas brittisk ingenjör

David A. Thomas Dean and William R. Berkley Chair of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business

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Thomas, Davis

Дейв Томас

Дэйв Томас

دیو توماس مهندس بریتانیایی

토마스, 데이브 1956-

토머스, 데이비드 1956-

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The pragmatic programmer : from journeyman to masterProgramming Ruby : the pragmatic programmers' guideProgramming Ruby 1.9 : the pragmatic programmers' guideECOOP 2006--object-oriented programming : 20th European conference, Nantes, France, July 3-7, 2006 : proceedingsPragmatic unit testing : in Java with JUnitPragmatic version control with CVSApache MyFaces Trinidad 1.2 a practical guide : develop JSF web applications with Trinidad and Seam. - Includes index