Ruby on Rails: The Little Gem That Could
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Ruby on Rails: The Little Gem That Could

Learn Ruby on Rails, a Powerful Web Development Framework

About the Book

Learn Ruby on Rails, a popular and powerful web development framework.

In this book, we cover topics such as installing Rails, installing the Text Editor Sublime Text, test driven development with rspec, and the git version control system.

Cover done by Elijah Snow-Rackley, using the RailsLogo.com logo.

The Rails Logo was created by Kevin Milden and is distrubuted under the BY-ND Creative Commons Licence.

About the Author

James Gifford
James Gifford

James Gifford is the founder of Snowy Penguin Solutions, LLC. He is a Web Developer, Systems

Administrator and bug hunter. He is also a frequent open source contributor. He has experience

with Mac, Linux and Windows based systems.

About the Contributors

Andrew Schellenberg
Andrew Schellenberg
Elijah Snow-Rackley
Elijah Snow-Rackley

Technical reviewer

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One: Lets Start Walking
  • Some quick notes:
  • Getting Started:
  • Further Study:
  • Chapter Two: Lets Take a jog around the block with some comments
  • Further Study:
  • Chapter Three: How The West Was Tested
  • Lets start by testing that is has the body and title attributes.
  • Lets write another test.
  • Why We Write Tests.
  • Back To Writing Tests
  • Further Study:
  • Chapter Four: Making it Look Good.
  • Recap:
  • Chapter Five: Controlling our Source Code

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