Rails 3 in a Nutshell

Free Online Book: Rails 3 in a Nutshell

You can read “Rails 3 in a Nutshell” online from O’Reilly Labs Open Feedback Publishing System. Rails in a Nutshell is 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.


Full of examples and explanations, this book kicks your skills into high-gear by showing you how to take advantage of the Model-View-Controller concept with tiny but expressive bits of Ruby that power some of the world’s biggest and fastest web services.

Fast to launch and a pleasure to get there are hallmarks of working with Rails. Rails in a Nutshell gets the right stuff in your hands quickly and without fuss, so you can experience it yourself.

Table of Contents

  • Rails in a Nutshell
  • Active Model
  • Active Record
  • Routing
  • Action Controller
  • Caching
  • Rack
  • Active Resource
  • Action Mailer
  • Active Support
  • Testing
  • Plugins
  • Internationalization
  • Production Environments
  • Tools

Book Details

Author(s): Cody Fauser, James MacAulay, Edward Ocampo-Gooding and John Guenin
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 352
Link: Read online.

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