Practical REST on Rails 2 Projects

By Ben Scofield

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Practical REST on Rails 2 Projects is a guide to joining the burgeoning world of open web applications. It argues that opening up your application can provide significant benefits and involves you in the entire process—from setting up your application, to creating clients for it, to handling success and all its attendant problems.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-994-5
  • 304 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: April 28, 2008
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $42.99
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Full Description

Practical REST on Rails 2 Projects is a guide to joining the burgeoning world of open web applications. It argues that opening up your application can provide significant benefits and involves you in the entire process—from setting up your application, to creating clients for it, to handling success and all its attendant problems.

  • This book is the essential resource for anyone who wants to make their web application a full participant in the new Internet
  • This book is intended for intermediate–to–advanced Rails developers—people who use Rails regularly for sites and applications more complicated than the prototypical roll–your–own blog
  • In particular, it’s targeted at Rails developers who want to be good Web 2.0 citizens—sharing the functionality of their app with other sites to the betterment of everyone
  • Application projects include iPhone, Facebook, and REST for the enterprise

What you’ll learn

  • Develop REST web services in Rails 2 Framework
  • Build from the server–side perspective and integrate with PHP
  • Build from the client side using a JavaScript widget
  • Develop RESTful application on Rails for the Apple iPhone
  • Create a Facebook application using REST on Rails
  • Examine REST on Rails for the Enterprise

Who this book is for

This book is intended for intermediate–to–advanced Rails developers—people who use Rails regularly for sites and applications more complicated than the prototypical roll–your–own blog.

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