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Ruby Data Processing

Ruby Data Processing

Gain the basics of Ruby's map, reduce, and select functions and discover how to use them to solve data-processing problems. This compact hands-on book explains how you can encode certain complex programs in 10 lines of Ruby code, an astonishingly small number. You will walk through problems and solutions which are effective because they u...
Learn Rails 5.2

Learn Rails 5.2

Learn to build Rails-based web applications using all the latest features offered in Rails 5.2. Author Stefan Wintermeyer begins by teaching the basics of Ruby 2.5 before proceeding through all aspects of Rails, utilizing clean, succinct examples - rather than a single large application.This book covers topics including Active Storage, Cr...
Component-Based Rails Applications

Component-Based Rails Applications

As Rails applications grow, even experienced developers find it difficult to navigate code bases, implement new features, and keep tests fast. Components are the solution, and Component-Based Rails Applications shows how to make the most of them.Writing for programmers and software team leads who are comfortable with Ruby and Rails, Steph...
Rails 5 Test Prescriptions

Rails 5 Test Prescriptions

Your Ruby on Rails application is sick. Deadlines are looming, but every time you make the slightest change to the code, something else breaks. Nobody remembers what that tricky piece of code was supposed to do, and nobody can tell what it actually does. Plus, it has bugs. You need test-driven development: a process for improving the desi...
Programming Elixir 1.6

Programming Elixir 1.6

Functional programming techniques help you manage the complexities of today's real-world, concurrent systems; maximize uptime; and manage security. Enter Elixir, with its modern, Ruby-like, extendable syntax, compile and runtime evaluation, hygienic macro system, and more. But, just as importantly, Elixir brings a sense of enjoyment to pa...
Effective Testing with RSpec 3

Effective Testing with RSpec 3

RSpec has been downloaded more than 100 million times and has inspired countless test frameworks in other languages. Use this influential Ruby testing framework to iteratively develop a project with the confidence that comes from well-tested code. This book guides you through creating a Ruby project with RSpec, and explores the individual...
Agile Web Development with Rails 5.1

Agile Web Development with Rails 5.1

Ruby on Rails helps you produce high-quality, beautiful-looking web applications quickly - you concentrate on creating the application, and Rails takes care of the details. Rails 5.1 brings many improvements, and this edition is updated to cover the new features and changes in best practices.We start with a step-by-step walkthrough of bui...
Mastering Ruby Closures

Mastering Ruby Closures

Ruby developers use the Ruby language as the yardstick for expressivity, flexibility, and elegance - and a large part of this is due to blocks, lambdas, and procs. These language features make Ruby one of the most beautiful and pleasant languages to work with. Learn how to understand and craft code that will take you closer to Ruby master...
The Rails 5 Way, 4th Edition

The Rails 5 Way, 4th Edition

The Rails 5 Way is the comprehensive, authoritative reference guide for professionals delivering production-quality code using modern Ruby on Rails. Obie Fernandez illuminates the entire Rails 5 API, its most powerful idioms, design approaches, and libraries. He presents new and updated content on Action Cable, RSpec 3.4, Turbolinks 5.0, ...
JSON at Work

JSON at Work

JSON is becoming the backbone for meaningful data interchange over the internet. This format is now supported by an entire ecosystem of standards, tools, and technologies for building truly elegant, useful, and efficient applications. With this hands-on guide, author and architect Tom Marrs shows you how to build enterprise-class applicat...
Take My Money

Take My Money

An e-commerce payment application is literally rewarding to build - you can see the return on investment as genuine money is added to your account. But it can be stressful to manage, with security and compliance concerns and administration issues. And your entire business may depend on these features working smoothly.Let Noel Rappin guide...
The Cucumber Book, 2nd Edition

The Cucumber Book, 2nd Edition

Express your customers wild ideas as a set of clear, executable specifications that everyone on the team can read. Feed those examples into Cucumber and let it guide your development. Build just the right code to keep your customers happy. You can use Cucumber to test almost any system or any platform.Get started by using the core feature...
A Common-Sense Guide to Data Structures and Algorithms

A Common-Sense Guide to Data Structures and Algorithms

Algorithms and data structures are much more than abstract concepts. Mastering them enables you to write code that runs faster and more efficiently, which is particularly important for today's web and mobile apps. This book takes a practical approach to data structures and algorithms, with techniques and real-world scenarios that you can ...
Beginning Ruby, 3rd Edition

Beginning Ruby, 3rd Edition

Learn the principles behind object-oriented programming and within a few chapters create a fully functional Ruby application. You'll also gain a basic understanding of many ancillary technologies such as databases, XML, web frameworks, and networking - some of which are needed as part of a fully functioning Ruby application.Based on the b...
Rails 5 Revealed

Rails 5 Revealed

This short early adopter book details both how you'll upgrade existing web and other applications from Rails 4.2 to 5 and how to create new applications in Rails 5. The headline features, Rails API and ActionCable, are each looked at in detail, building small example projects to demonstrate how to build a JSON API, add real-time notificat...
Beginning RPG Maker MV, 2nd Edition

Beginning RPG Maker MV, 2nd Edition

Create your very own role playing game using the RPG Maker MV game development engine. You'll go through tutorials and exercises that will take you from installing the software to putting the final touches upon your first project. Beginning RPG Maker MV has been designed with the complete beginner in mind who has little to no experience w...
Building Tools with GitHub

Building Tools with GitHub

For your next project on GitHub, take advantage of the service's powerful API to meet your unique development requirements. This practical guide shows you how to build your own software tools for customizing the GitHub workflow. Each hands-on chapter is a compelling story that walks you through the tradeoffs and considerations for buildin...
Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap

Rails, Angular, Postgres, and Bootstrap

As a Rails developer, you care about user experience and performance, but you also want simple and maintainable code. Achieve all that by embracing the full stack of web development, from styling with Bootstrap, building an interactive user interface with AngularJS, to storing data quickly and reliably in PostgreSQL. Take a holistic view ...
Seven Mobile Apps in Seven Weeks

Seven Mobile Apps in Seven Weeks

Understanding the idioms, patterns, and quirks of the modern mobile platforms gives you the power to choose how you develop. Over seven weeks you'll build seven different mobile apps using seven different tools. You'll start out with Mobile Web; develop native apps on iOS, Android, and Windows; and finish by building apps for multiple ope...
Pragmatic Guide to Sass 3

Pragmatic Guide to Sass 3

Design websites faster than ever using Sass - the most mature and popular CSS meta-language. On any platform, integrate Sass into your project, create a reusable style guide, and use maps to drastically reduce duplication in your stylesheets. You'll see how to code the right way in Sass with short, clear examples on two-page spreads that ...

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