Tag Archives: Rails
Rails 3 in a Nutshell, by Cody Fauser, James MacAulay, Edward Ocampo-Gooding, and John Guenin, O’Reilly, 2013 For experienced web programmers interested in expert-level Ruby on Rails material, written by some of the lead programmers of Shopify. Read it online … Continue reading
Service-oriented Design with Ruby and Rails, Paul Dix, 2011 Ruby programmers will learn how to interface with legacy systems, develop web services, and move into the cloud. 250 pages.
Rework, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, (- 2010) This book is about how to succeed in business on the web. Put aside your old ways and look at the new. The authors founded 37Signals, and Hansson is the creator … Continue reading
Rails 3 in a Nutshell, Cody Fauser, O’Reilly, 2010 A concise introduction to Rails, an overview of commands and configurations, and a guide to the parts of Rails you’ll be using every day. Read the book-in-progress online here. Sorry, it’s … Continue reading
The Ruby Way, 2nd ed. / Hal Fulton, Addison-Wesley, 2007 A cookbook of 400 topics, with lots of example code. 800 pages.
Ruby on Rails for Dummies / by Barry Burd, Wiley, 2007 A chatty, very approachable book. 300 pages.
Enterprise recipes with Ruby and Rails / Maik Schmidt, Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2008 You will have noticed that I like the Pragmatic series. From the contents: Implement enterprise-wide security — Process e-commerce payments — Get the most out of databases — … Continue reading
Ruby Cookbook / Lucas Carlson, O’Reilly, 2006 This book is useful when you have mastered the basics of Ruby and you want to write some programs. It will help you avoid reinventing the wheel. Recommended by Matz, 850 pages.
Agile web development with Rails : a Pragmatic guide / Dave Thomas, Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2006 This book is not ‘recent’ but it is the best Rails book in the library. It is very readable and practical, with many examples. 500 … Continue reading
Ruby by Example : concepts and code / by Kevin C. Baird, No Starch Press, 2007 300 pages.