This reference guide is aimed at professional developers using modern Ruby on Rails. Author Obie Fernandez illuminates the entire Rails 5 API, its idioms, design approaches, and libraries. He presents new and updated content on Action Cable, RSpec 3.4, Turbolinks 5.0, the Attributes API, and many other enhancements, both major and subtle. The book uses code examples to illustrate Ruby on Rails, to show why it is designed as it is, and how to make it do exactly what you want.
Author: Obie Fernandez
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Date: Nov 2017
Audience: Rails developers
- Build powerful, scalable, REST-compliant back-end services
- Program complex program flows using Action Controller
- Represent models, relationships, and operations in Active Record, and apply advanced Active Record techniques
- Smoothly evolve database schema via Migrations
- Craft front-ends with ActionView and the Asset Pipeline
- Optimize performance and scalability with caching and Turbolinks 5.0
- Improve your productivity using Haml HTML templating
- Secure your systems against attacks like SQL Injection, XSS, and XSRF
- Integrate email using Action Mailer
- Enable real-time, websockets-based browser behavior with Action Cable
- Improve responsiveness with background processing
- Build “API-only” back-end projects that speak JSON
- Use enhancements to Active Job, serialization, and Ajax support
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