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Ruby on Rails Bible Coming Soon

Major chapters will cover topics such as models, views, controllers, plug-ins, deploying with Capistrano, and testing

My next book will be coming in early spring, most likely May, 2008 from Wiley. The book is the Ruby on Rails Bible. The book covers the Rails framework in detail providing an overview of the Ruby programming language, an overview of Rails, detailed chapters on each of the major components of Rails and a walk-through of a complete Rails application.

The book will cover Rails 2.0. Major chapters or sections will cover topics such as models, views, controllers, plug-ins, deploying with Capistrano, testing a Rails application, and using Prototype and Scriptaculous. The application developed in the walk-through chapters is a Web 2.0 application that can be used by a group of users to share information about a collection of books.  It will include implementation of features such as content tagging, reviews, and ratings.

You can pre-order the book today from Amazon or direct from Wiley.com.

 

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Timothy Fisher has recognized expertise in the areas of Java, Ruby, Rails, Social Media, Web 2.0, and Enterprise 2.o. He has served in technical leadership and senior architecture roles with companies such as Motorola, Cyclone Commerce, and Compuware. He is the author of the Java Phrasebook, and the Ruby on Rails Bible. Currently he is employed as a senior web architect with Compuware in Detroit, Michigan.

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jmkanex 02/23/09 04:20:00 PM EST

Bought the book. You're absolutely correct ... the speed in which web apps can be implemented using Ruby on Rails, and this book as a resource, is an amazingly efficient time saver in web dev.

Having some trouble on specific parts.
- If it's my typing, where does your book provide a link to the src code?
- If it's out-of-date/invalid content, are content updates available on the Wiley.com site?

Thanks,
John

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