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Ruby on Rails for PHP and Java Developers

Authors: Vohra, Deepak

  • No other Ruby on Rails book compares to this one
  • Provides example applications that may be modified to suit a developer’s application
  • The book covers the configuration of Ruby on Rails with different databases such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server 2005
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About this book

About the Author

Deepak Vohra is an Oracle Certified Associate and a Sun Certified Java Programmer. Deepak has published in Oracle Magazine, OTN, IBM developerWorks, ONJava. WebLogic Developer’s Journal, the XML Journal, the Java Developer’s Journal, FTPOnline, and devX. Deepak has an M.S. Degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University. 

 

Features and Benefits

Ruby on Rails is compared with PHP and Java.

Commonly used technologies such as Ajax, Web Services and LDAP are used with Ruby on Rails.

Example applications are provided that may be modified to suit a developer’s application.

Ruby on Rails is configured with commonly used databases: the MySQL database server, the Oracle database and the SQL Server database.

A Ruby on Rails application is hosted on a Ruby on Rails web host.  

 

Ruby on Rails for PHP and Java Developers 

The web framework Ruby on Rails for developing database based web applications provides a Model-View-Controller framework. The required web server WEBrick is included with Ruby on Rails. The framework is configured with the MySQL database by default, but may be configured with another database.

The book covers developing web applications with Ruby on Rails. Technologies discussed include Ajax, directory services, and web services. A comparison is made with PHP, the most commonly used scripting language for developing web applications.

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eBook $54.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-540-73145-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-540-73144-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ruby on Rails for PHP and Java Developers
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-73145-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-73145-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-73144-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 394
Number of Illustrations and Tables
202 b/w illustrations
Topics