Rails 5 Revealed

Authors: Bradburne, Alan

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  • A one of a kind early adopter short book on the new Rails 5 web frameworkA practical treatment on using the new Rails 5 as it stands nowA new ActionCable for HTML5 web sockets and faster web linking are covered

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About this book

This short early adopter book details both how you'll upgrade existing web applications from Rails 4.2 to 5 and how to create new applications in Rails 5. The headline features, Rails API and Action Cable are each looked at in detail, building small example projects to demonstrate how to build a JSON API and add real-time interactions in order to create a single-page application.
All the breaking changes are shown, along with how to fix your app to work with the new release. The improvements to ActiveRecord and the testing framework are fully detailed. After reading and using Rails 5 Revealed, you’ll be poised to move forward with building your apps with the latest major release of Ruby on Rails. 


What You'll Learn

  • Discover the new features in Rails 5 and how to upgrade your application from Rails 4.2
  • Gain knowledge about the changes to ActiveRecord
  • See the improvements to the Rails testing framework
  • Build API servers using Rails API
  • Create WebSocket applications using Action Cable
 
Who This Book Is For
Existing Rails developers who are looking to quickly get up to speed with the changes in the new Rails 5 framework.


About the authors

Alan Bradburne is the co-founder of IncrediblInc Ltd. (IncrediblInc-dot-com), a London-based Ruby on Rails development company specializing in developing community sites for both end-users and enterprise clients. Alan has over 10 years of experience in the web and mobile development industries, and has worked for Motorola, Nextel and Sun Microsystems. Prior to founding IncrediblInc, he created Phlog.net, the world's first dedicated mobile photo blogging community. He also developed the social networking site Cudlz.com. He lives in Berkshire, England with his wife.

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $19.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1708-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rails 5 Revealed
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Alan Bradburne
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress distribution
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1709-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1709-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1708-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 82
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations
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