With the foundations laid, you're now ready to learn industrial-strength web development with the full Ruby on Rails Tutorial. With 12 chapters and nearly 20 hours of video, the Rails Tutorial teaches you way more than enough to be dangerous. By the time you finish this course, you'll be able to build your own professional-grade web applications.
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Titles included inThe Application Development
The Ruby on Rails Tutorial teaches you how to develop custom web applications with the popular Ruby on Rails web framework. Since its launch in 2010, the Ruby on Rails Tutorial has been the leading introduction to web development with Rails.
The Ruby on Rails Tutorial is designed to give you a thorough introduction to web application development, including a basic grounding in Ruby, Rails, HTML & CSS, databases, version control, testing, and deployment—sufficient to launch you on a career as a web developer or technology entrepreneur. If you already know web development, this book will quickly teach you the essentials of the Rails framework, including MVC and REST, generators, migrations, routing, and embedded Ruby.
Learn Enough Action Cable to Be Dangerous teaches you how to use the WebSocket Protocol, a complement to the standard HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that creates a persistent connection between servers and clients, allowing two-way communication between them. The result is that WebSockets allow developers to create real-time applications such as chat apps and game servers that are far more interactive than ordinary web pages.
When using WebSockets, it’s nice to be able to have users log in, store their attributes in a database, render templates back to the browser, etc. In other words, it’s nice to have the power of a full-strength web framework like Ruby on Rails behind us. This is where Action Cable comes in. Action Cable gives us the best of both worlds: real-time communications with WebSockets combined with all the convenience and flexibility of Rails.
To be productive with Action Cable, you don’t have to know everything about it—you just have to learn enough to be dangerous.