Ruby on Rails For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084780

Category: Computers

Page: 330

View: 1100

Quickly create Web sites with this poweful tool Use this free and easy programming language for e-commerce sites and blogs If you need to build Web and database applications quickly but you don't dream in computer code, take heart! Ruby on Rails was created for you, and this book will have you up and running in no time. The Ruby scripting language and the Rails framework let you create full-featured Web applications fast. It's even fun! Discover how to Install and run Ruby and Rails Use the RadRails IDE Create a blog with Ruby Connect your Web site to a database Build a shopping cart Explore Ruby's syntax

Ruby on Rails Tutorial

Learn Web Development with Rails

Author: Michael Hartl

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134597508

Category: Computers

Page: 816

View: 1240

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

Ruby For Kids For Dummies

Author: Christopher Haupt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119055997

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 3797

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!

Learn Ruby on Rails

Author: Daniel Kehoe

Publisher: Daniel Kehoe

ISBN: 8822875095

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 3664

Get the book that is called, “The best Rails book for beginners,” for a solid start on Ruby on Rails web development. No other tutorial does a better job of explaining the concepts. Master the basics. Learn the practices you’ll use in the workplace as a professional Rails developer. And follow a roadmap that sets you on a path to building your own web applications, not just following tutorials. This book is written for YOU if you are new to Ruby on Rails and you’ve got experience with the web and need to learn Rails; you don’t know how to program – but want to learn; you want to build an application; you want to start a career as a professional web developer.

Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies

Author: Barry A. Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119301092

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 3775

Develop the next killer Android App using Java programming! Android is everywhere! It runs more than half the smartphones in the U.S.—and Java makes it go. If you want to cash in on its popularity by learning to build Android apps with Java, all the easy-to-follow guidance you need to get started is at your fingertips. Inside, you'll learn the basics of Java and grasp how it works with Android; then, you'll go on to create your first real, working application. How cool is that? The demand for Android apps isn't showing any signs of slowing, but if you're a mobile developer who wants to get in on the action, it's vital that you get the necessary Java background to be a success. With the help of Java Programming for Android Developers For Dummies, you'll quickly and painlessly discover the ins and outs of using Java to create groundbreaking Android apps—no prior knowledge or experience required! Get the know-how to create an Android program from the ground up Make sense of basic Java development concepts and techniques Develop the skills to handle programming challenges Find out how to debug your app Don't sit back and watch other developers release apps that bring in the bucks! Everything you need to create that next killer Android app is just a page away!

Ruby on Rails 5

Web App Development for Beginners

Author: Mark Smart

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540334626

Category:

Page: 106

View: 7814

This book is an exploration of Ruby on Rails 5. It begins by guiding you on how to setup the Rails development environment on your local computer in various platforms. You are then guided on how to test the various parts of your Rails 5 app. Test-Driven Development is also explored in detail. The MVC (Model-View-Controller) architecture for apps is discussed. You will learn how to implement a Rails 5 app using such architecture for ease of development, maintenance, and organization. Each of the modern web apps is in need of an authentication system. This helps us to regulate how the resources of your app are accessed. This book guides you on how to create an authentication system with Rails. It is also good for us to implement a mechanism for activating accounts via email. This also allows us to know whether a user has provided a valid email address or not. This book guides you on how to implement such a system in Rails 5. You will learn how to deploy a Rails 5 app with Heroku. The following topics are explored in this book: - Install and Setup your Rails Development Environment - Testing and Test-Driven Development - Model-View-Controller (MVC) Pattern - Static Pages - Implementing an Authentication System - Account Activation and Password Reset - Application Deployment

Learn Ruby the Hard Way

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

Author: Zed A. Shaw

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 032188499X

Category: Computers

Page: 303

View: 1288

Offers a Ruby tutorial featuring fifty-two exercises that cover such topics as installing the Ruby environment, organizing and writing code, strings and text, object-oriented programming, debugging and automated testing, and basic game development.

The Book of Ruby

A Hands-On Guide for the Adventurous

Author: Huw Collingbourne

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593272944

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 8360

Covers the features of Ruby, including such topics as strings, class hierarchies, arrays and hashes, loops, methods, exception handling, symbols, YAML, and debugging.

Java For Dummies

Author: Barry Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111812832X

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 4004

Coding For Dummies

Author: Nikhil Abraham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119296072

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 9345

Coding For Dummies, (9781119293323) was previously published as Coding For Dummies, (9781118951309). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Hands-on exercises help you learn to code like a pro No coding experience is required for Coding For Dummies, your one-stop guide to building a foundation of knowledge in writing computer code for web, application, and software development. It doesn't matter if you've dabbled in coding or never written a line of code, this book guides you through the basics. Using foundational web development languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, it explains in plain English how coding works and why it's needed. Online exercises developed by Codecademy, a leading online code training site, help hone coding skills and demonstrate results as you practice. The site provides an environment where you can try out tutorials built into the text and see the actual output from your coding. You'll also gain access to end-of-chapter challenges to apply newly acquired skills to a less-defined assignment. So what are you waiting for? The current demand for workers with coding and computer science skills far exceeds the supply Teaches the foundations of web development languages in an easy-to-understand format Offers unprecedented opportunities to practice basic coding languages Readers can access online hands-on exercises and end-of-chapter assessments that develop and test their new-found skills If you're a student looking for an introduction to the basic concepts of coding or a professional looking to add new skills, Coding For Dummies has you covered.

Beginning Ruby on Rails

Author: Steve Holzner, Ph.D.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470069155

Category: Computers

Page: 380

View: 8871

Ruby on Rails is the revolutionary online programming tool that makes creating functional e-commerce web sites faster and easier than ever. With the intuitive, straightforward nature of Ruby and the development platform provided by Rails, you can put together full-fledged web applications quickly, even if you're new to web programming. You will find a thorough introduction to both Ruby and Rails in this book. You'll get the easy instructions for acquiring and installing both; understand the nature of conditionals, loops, methods, and blocks; and become familiar with Ruby's classes and objects. You'll learn to build Rails applications, connect to databases, perform necessary testing, and put the whole thing together to create real-world applications such as shopping carts and online catalogs--apps you can actually use right away. What you will learn from this book * How to install and use Ruby and Rails * Object-oriented programming with Ruby * Rails fundamentals and how to create basic online applications * How to work with HTML controls, use models in Rails applications, and work with sessions * Details on working with databases and creating, editing, and deleting database records * Methods for handling cookies and filters and for caching pages * How to connect Rails with Ajax Who this book is for This book is for anyone who wants to develop online applications using Ruby and Rails. A basic understanding of programming is helpful; some knowledge of HTML is necessary. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

Android Application Development All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Burd

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118973801

Category: Computers

Page: 648

View: 6587

8 books in 1 takes you from Android newbie to confident programmer! Follow along with Java expert Barry Burd as he introduces you to Android programming in eight self-contained minibooks: - Android Jump Start - Android Programming Concepts - Dealing with Data - Programming Cool Phone Features - Refining Your Application - Android Native Development Kit - Finishing Touches - Nuts and Bolts All programming examples, including the sample application, are available for download from the book's website. Series Features: Like all For Dummies books, this book will be written in clear, plain English explanations and careful organization that make For Dummies the easiest way for experienced programmers to get up to speed quickly!

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: 2539

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

RESTful Web Services

Author: Leonard Richardson,Sam Ruby

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554605

Category: Computers

Page: 454

View: 3041

"Every developer working with the Web needs to read this book." -- David Heinemeier Hansson, creator of the Rails framework "RESTful Web Services finally provides a practical roadmap for constructing services that embrace the Web, instead of trying to route around it." -- Adam Trachtenberg, PHP author and EBay Web Services Evangelist You've built web sites that can be used by humans. But can you also build web sites that are usable by machines? That's where the future lies, and that's what RESTful Web Services shows you how to do. The World Wide Web is the most popular distributed application in history, and Web services and mashups have turned it into a powerful distributed computing platform. But today's web service technologies have lost sight of the simplicity that made the Web successful. They don't work like the Web, and they're missing out on its advantages. This book puts the "Web" back into web services. It shows how you can connect to the programmable web with the technologies you already use every day. The key is REST, the architectural style that drives the Web. This book: Emphasizes the power of basic Web technologies -- the HTTP application protocol, the URI naming standard, and the XML markup language Introduces the Resource-Oriented Architecture (ROA), a common-sense set of rules for designing RESTful web services Shows how a RESTful design is simpler, more versatile, and more scalable than a design based on Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) Includes real-world examples of RESTful web services, like Amazon's Simple Storage Service and the Atom Publishing Protocol Discusses web service clients for popular programming languages Shows how to implement RESTful services in three popular frameworks -- Ruby on Rails, Restlet (for Java), and Django (for Python) Focuses on practical issues: how to design and implement RESTful web services and clients This is the first book that applies the REST design philosophy to real web services. It sets down the best practices you need to make your design a success, and the techniques you need to turn your design into working code. You can harness the power of the Web for programmable applications: you just have to work with the Web instead of against it. This book shows you how.

Ajax on Java

The Essentials of XMLHttpRequest and XML Programming with Java

Author: Steven Douglas Olson

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596553647

Category: Computers

Page: 228

View: 9260

This practical guide shows you how to make your Java web applications more responsive and dynamic by incorporating new Ajaxian features, including suggestion lists, drag-and-drop, and more. Java developers can choose between many different ways of incorporating Ajax, from building JavaScript into your applications "by hand" to using the new Google Web Toolkit (GWT). Ajax on Java starts with an introduction to Ajax, showing you how to write some basic applications that use client-side JavaScript to request information from a Java servlet and display it without doing a full page reload. It also presents several strategies for communicating between the client and the server, including sending raw data, and using XML or JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) for sending more complex collections of data. The book then branches out into different approaches for incorporating Ajax, which include: The Prototype and script.aculo.us Javascript libraries, the Dojo and Rico libraries, and DWR Integrating Ajax into Java ServerPages (JSP) applications Using Ajax with Struts Integrating Ajax into Java ServerFaces (JSF) applications Using Google's GWT, which offers a pure Java approach to developing web applications: your client-side components are written in Java, and compiled into HTML and JavaScript Ajax gives web developers the ability to build applications that are more interactive, more dynamic, more exciting and enjoyable for your users. If you're a Java developer and haven't tried Ajax, but would like to get started, this book is essential. Your users will be grateful.

Learning Devise for Rails

Author: Hafiz Barie Lubis,Nia Mutiara,Giovanni Sakti

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782167056

Category: Computers

Page: 104

View: 7498

A hands-on, step-by-step guide to using Devise for authentication in Rails.If you are a web developer who is getting started with Rails and you are looking for authentication solutions, then this is the book for you. If you are a current Rails developer who is looking to extend your authentication implementation with capabilities such as authorization and remote authentication, this book will also be great for you.

Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119457874

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 7080

The easy way to learn programming fundamentals with Python Python is a remarkably powerful and dynamic programming language that's used in a wide variety of application domains. Some of its key distinguishing features include a very clear, readable syntax, strong introspection capabilities, intuitive object orientation, and natural expression of procedural code. Plus, Python features full modularity, supporting hierarchical packages, exception-based error handling, and modules easily written in C, C++, Java, R, or .NET languages, such as C#. In addition, Python supports a number of coding styles that include: functional, imperative, object-oriented, and procedural. Due to its ease of use and flexibility, Python is constantly growing in popularity—and now you can wear your programming hat with pride and join the ranks of the pros with the help of this guide. Inside, expert author John Paul Mueller gives a complete step-by-step overview of all there is to know about Python. From performing common and advanced tasks, to collecting data, to interacting with package—this book covers it all! Use Python to create and run your first application Find out how to troubleshoot and fix errors Learn to work with Anaconda and use Magic Functions Benefit from completely updated and revised information since the last edition If you've never used Python or are new to programming in general, Beginning Programming with Python For Dummies is a helpful resource that will set you up for success.

Rails: Novice to Ninja

Author: Glenn Goodrich

Publisher: Sitepoint

ISBN: 9780994347008

Category: Computers

Page: 475

View: 513

Rails: Novice to Ninja is an easy-to-follow, practical and fun guide to Ruby on Rails for beginners. It covers all you need to get up and running, from installing Ruby, Rails and SQLite to building and deploying a fully-featured web application. The third edition of this book has been fully updated to cover Rails 5, the latest version of the framework. Unlike other Rails books, this book doesn't assume that you are an experienced web developer, or that you've used Ruby before. An entire chapter is devoted to learning Ruby in a fun way, using the interactive Ruby console, so you can follow along at home. You'll be an accomplished Ruby programmer in no time! You'll then start using Rails to build a practical, working project: a Reddit-like social news application. As you'll build the app, you'll gain valuable experience of using Rails features such as user authentication, session cookies, and automated testing. The book finishes with chapters on debugging, benchmarking and deployment to a live web server.

Agile Web Development with Rails 4

Author: Sam Ruby,David Thomas,David Heinemeier Hansson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937785567

Category: Computers

Page: 434

View: 5561

Provides information on creating Web-based applications with Rails 4 and Ruby 2, covering such topics as HTTP authentication, validation and unit testing, cart creation, Ajax, caching, migrations, and plugins.

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

View: 7026

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!