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The Rails 3 Way

(Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  271 ratings  ·  14 reviews
"The Rails(TM) 3 Way" is a comprehensive resource that digs into the new features in Rails 3 and perhaps more importantly, the rationale behind them.
--Yehuda Katz, Rails Core
The Bible for Ruby on Rails Application Development Ruby on Rails strips complexity from the development process, enabling professional developers to focus on what matters most: delivering business va
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Paperback, 708 pages
Published December 20th 2010 by Addison-Wesley Professional (first published September 3rd 2010)
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J. Pablo
Mar 18, 2012 rated it liked it
I been working with Rails professionally for more or less two years and I been toying with it since 1.2 or so. I wrote several gems and a couple of patches to Rails itself. I'm not a newbie. Yet, I learned a lot about this book. While reading I would very often come to work and change many lines of code to a better way of doing things. For someone with less experience than myself, this might be a goldmine.

Something to keep in mind. This is not a good first book on Rails. Maybe a second one. It's
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Adam Tuttle
Nov 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
An excellent reference, to be sure, but a fairly strong grasp of ruby (more than you'll get from tryruby.org) will help with comprehension. It also helps to have played around with Rails some before you even pick this book up.
Bashar Mahasen
Aug 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Good as a reference as it covers too many details of rails 3. The book lacks for example and requires solid knowledge to understand things from a conceptual perspective.
Łukasz Badura
Mar 23, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: computer-books
A bit bulky, a good read for all Rails 3.0 newcomers. Hats off to Obie.
Jamie
Mar 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: technical
This is a great read and indispensable and exhaustive resource for RoR. I especially liked the sidebars by core Rails developers.
John Matthews
Jul 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Good as a reference for looking up info on a specific subject, yet not the sort of book worth reading in its entirety.

Hector
Aug 25, 2011 rated it liked it
Definitely a recommended read for intermediate Rails developers.
Eric Brooke
Oct 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
A good reference but does come from a Ruby perspective rather then a Rails perspective, thus you will need to strengthen your Ruby knowledge first.
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Serge Boucher
Sep 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Good overview.
Larry Wright
Mar 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
Great coverage of Rails. It would make a great book for a beginner but experienced developers will find it useful as well. I hate the title, the juvenile joke was unnecessary.
Breccan
May 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
It has a few flaws but is a great coverage of Rails 3 and organised in a way that makes it a decent desk reference.
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Jul 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Nice reference to Rails 3. Must read for beginners.
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