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Advanced Rails Recipes

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Ruby on Rails continues to build up a tremendous head of steam. Fueled by significant benefits and an impressive portfolio of real-world applications already in production, Rails is destined to continue making significant inroads in coming years.

Each new Rails application showing up on the web adds yet more to the collective wisdom of the Rails development community. Yeste
Paperback, 464 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by Pragmatic Bookshelf (first published May 15th 2007)
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Otis Chandler
Jun 12, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Otis by: Adrian
I read this on a plane, and dogeared about 10 of the recipes for later inspection. Those people on the edge of Rails move fast, and this was a great way to keep on top of things. Not to mention it looks like it will save a ton of time, as it solves a lot of common problems for you!
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Jul 17, 2008 rated it liked it
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If you spend significant time working in rails, then its worth a skim over. There are a few cool tricks i didn't know about, and its a good jumping off point. ...more
Aug 08, 2010 rated it liked it
The edition I own is based on Rails 2.1 (I am not sure if there are more recent editions of the book). I currently use Rails 2.3.8 and will be soon moving to Rails 3, so this book is starting to get dated. However, some of the recipes can be adapted to the latest version, so if you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Rails and have already exhausted your "Agile Web Development" book, this is worth checking out.

If you are not the how-to book type, or want to learn more about the cutting
Apr 20, 2009 rated it it was amazing
I wrote two recipes for this book so I am biased :-)
Nov 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is an excellent book of patterns and sample apps that can be practically applied in Rails projects from the get go.
Nov 11, 2012 rated it liked it
Must have for any RoR developer.
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Mike Clark is an author, speaker, consultant, and most importantly, he's a programmer. He is co-author of Bitter EJB (Manning), editor of the JUnit FAQ, and frequent speaker at software development conferences. Mike has been crafting software professionally since 1992 in the fields of aerospace, telecommunications, financial services, and the Internet. In addition to helping develop commercial sof ...more

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