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Agile web development with Rails

Author: David Thomas; David Heinemeier Hansson; Leon Breedt
Publisher: Raleigh, N.C. : Pragmatic Bookshelf, ©2005.
Series: Facets of Ruby series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The framework of choice for the Web 2.0 developers, Rails is a full-stack, open-source web framework that enables you to create full-featured, sophisticated web-based applications, but with a twist.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Guides, manuels, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Thomas; David Heinemeier Hansson; Leon Breedt
ISBN: 097669400X 9780976694007
OCLC Number: 492084856
Notes: La couv. porte en plus : "The Pragmatic Programmers."
"Pragmatic Bookshelf" est une marque de "The Pragmatic Programmers."
Description: x-558 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction 1.1 Rails is Agile 1.2 Finding Your Way Around 1.3 Acknowledgments 1.4 Stuff in Flux Part I--Getting Started 2 The Architecture of Rails Applications 2.1 Models, Views, and Controllers 2.2 Active Record: Rails Model Support 2.3 Action Pack: the View and Controller 3 Installing Rails 3.1 Installing on Windows 3.2 Installing on Mac OS X 3.3 Installing On Unix/Linux 3.4 Rails and Databases 3.5 Rails and ISPs 4 Instant Gratification 4.1 Creating a New Application 4.2 Hello, Rails! 4.3 Linking Pages Together 4.4 What We Just Did Part II--Building an Application 5 The Depot Application 5.1 Incremental Development 5.2 What Depot Does 5.3 Let's Code 6 Task A: Product Maintenance 6.1 Iteration A1: Get Something Running 6.2 Iteration A2: Add a Missing Column 6.3 Iteration A3: Validate! 6.4 Iteration A4: Prettier Listings 6.5 What We Just Did 7 Task B: Catalog Display 7.1 Iteration B1: Create the Catalog Listing 7.2 Iteration B2: Add Page Decorations 7.3 What We Just Did 8 Task C: Cart Creation 8.1 Sessions 8.2 More Tables, More Models 8.3 Iteration C1: Creating a Cart 8.4 Iteration C2: Handling Errors 8.5 Iteration C3: Finishing the Cart 8.6 What We Just Did 9 Task D: Checkout! 9.1 Iteration D1: Capturing an Order 9.2 Iteration D2: Show Cart Contents on Checkout 9.3 What We Just Did 10 Task E: Shipping 10.1 Iteration E1: Basic Shipping 10.2 What We Just Did 11 Task F: Administrivia 11.1 Iteration F1: Adding Users 11.2 Iteration F2: Logging In 11.3 Iteration F3: Limiting Access 11.4 Finishing Up 11.5 More Icing on the Cake 11.6 What We Just Did 12 Task T: Testing 12.1 Tests Baked Right In 12.2 Testing Models 12.3 Testing Controllers 12.4 Using Mock Objects 12.5 Test-Driven Development 12.6 Running Tests with Rake 12.7 Performance Testing 12.8 What We Just Did Part III--Rails in Depth 13 Rails in Depth 13.1 So Where's Rails? 13.2 Directory Structure 13.3 Rails Configuration 13.4 Naming Conventions 13.5 Active Support 13.6 Logging in Rails 13.7 Debugging Hints 13.8 What's Next 14 Active Record Basics 14.1 Tables and Classes 14.2 Columns and Attributes 14.3 Primary Keys and IDs 14.4 Connecting to the Database 14.5 CRUD--Create, Read, Update, Delete 14.6 Relationships Between Tables 14.7 Transactions 15 More Active Record 15.1 Acts As 15.2 Aggregation 15.3 Single Table Inheritance 15.4 Validation 15.5 Callbacks 15.6 Advanced Attributes 15.7 Miscellany 16 Action Controller and Rails 16.1 Context and Dependencies 16.2 The Basics 16.3 Routing Requests 16.4 Action Methods 16.5 Cookies and Sessions 16.6 Flash--Communicating Between Actions 16.7 Filters and Verification 16.8 Caching, Part One 17 Action View 17.1 Templates 17.2 Builder templates 17.3 RHTML Templates 17.4 Helpers 17.5 Formatting Helpers 17.6 Linking to Other Pages and Resources 17.7 Pagination 17.8 Form Helpers 17.9 Layouts and Components 17.10 Caching, Part Two 17.11 Adding New Templating Systems 18 The Web, V2.0 18.1 Introducing Ajax 18.2 The Rails Way 18.3 The User Interface, Revisited 18.4 Where To Go From Here 19 Action Mailer 19.1 Sending E-Mail 19.2 Receiving E-Mail 19.3 Testing E-Mail 20 Web Services on Rails 20.1 What AWS is (and What It Isn't) 20.2 The API Definition 20.3 Dispatching Modes 20.4 Using Alternate Dispatching 20.5 Method Invocation Interception 20.6 Testing Web Services 20.7 Protocol Clients 21 Securing Your Rails Application 21.1 SQL Injection 21.2 Cross Site Scripting (CSS/XSS) 21.3 Avoid Session Fixation Attacks 21.4 Creating Records Directly From Form Parameters 21.5 Don't Trust ID Parameters 21.6 Don't Expose Controller Methods 21.7 File Uploads 21.8 Don't Cache Authenticated Pages 21.9 Knowing That It Works 22 Deployment and Scaling 22.1 Picking a Production Platform 22.2 A Trinity of Environments 22.3 Iterating in the Wild 22.4 Maintenance 22.5 Scaling: The Share-Nothing Architecture 22.6 Finding and Dealing With Bottlenecks 22.7 Case Studies: Rails Running Daily Part IV--Appendices A Introduction to Ruby A.1 Ruby Is an Object-Oriented Language A.2 Ruby Names A.3 Methods A.4 Classes A.5 Modules A.6 Arrays and Hashes A.7 Control Structures A.8 Regular Expressions A.9 Blocks and Iterators A.10 Exceptions A.11 Marshaling Objects A.12 Interactive Ruby A.13 Ruby Idioms A.14 RDoc Documentation B Configuration Options B.1 Active Record Configuration B.2 Action Pack Configuration B.3 Action Mailer Configuration B.4 Test Case Configuration C Source Code C.1 The Full Depot Application C.2 Sample System Notifier C.3 Cross Reference of Code Samples
Series Title: Facets of Ruby series.
Responsibility: Dave Thomas, David Heinemeier Hansson ; with Leon Breedt ...


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