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Description - Ruby in Practice by Jeremy McAnally

Ruby in Practice presents specific Ruby techniques developers can use in realworldprojects. The book offers detailed strategies for using Ruby in a large-scaleenvironment. Readers will find concrete examples of integration, messaging, webdevelopment, and databases, all presented in a clear Problem/Solution format.Above all, Ruby in Practice is a practical book for developers who want an indepthunderstanding of the Ruby language and its toolset. The first part concentrateson issues that developers face both from within their organizations andfrom their peers. The second part discusses techniques for communication andintegration of systems. The last part shows how to manage data and integratewith existing data using Ruby.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933988474
ISBN-10: 1933988479
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 189mm x 19mm)
Pages: 375
Imprint: Manning Publications
Publisher: Manning Publications
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jeremy McAnally

Jeremy McAnally has been programming for about eight years and doing graphic design for four years. He is currently a freelance Ruby and Rails developer, consultant, and author. He has over three years' experience with Ruby and two years' with Rails; in that time he has developed a number of small, localized intranet systems and medium- to large-scale systems in Ruby. Assaf Arkin got bitten by the business software bug in 89, back when clientservers were the thing and C was a reasonable language for writing business logic. In 96 he switched to Java, and gave up client-servers for web apps. In 99 he discovered the beauty of XML and the appeal of open source, and was a founding member of XML Apache. In 05 he fell for Ruby's charms and has been using it since for development and for plugging holes that Java left behind. High-profile Rubyists David Black, Gregory Brown, Peter Cooper, Yehuda Katz, and Luke Melia round out the team.