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Ruby Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition

Ruby Pocket Reference, 2nd Edition

Updated for Ruby 2.2, this handy reference offers brief yet clear explanations of Ruby's core elements - from operators to blocks to documentation creation - and highlights the key features you may work with every day. Need to know the correct syntax for a conditional? Forgot the name of that String method? This book is organized to help ...
Ruby Performance Optimization

Ruby Performance Optimization

You don't have to accept slow Ruby or Rails performance. In this comprehensive guide to Ruby optimization, you'll learn how to write faster Ruby code - but that's just the beginning. See exactly what makes Ruby and Rails code slow, and how to fix it. Alex Dymo will guide you through perils of memory and CPU optimization, profiling, measur...
Head First Ruby

Head First Ruby

What's all the buzz about this Ruby language? Is it right for you? Well, ask yourself: are you tired of all those extra declarations, keywords, and compilation steps in your other language? Do you want to be a more productive programmer? Then you'll love Ruby. With this unique hands-on learning experience, you'll discover how Ruby takes c...
Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Ruby Cookbook, 2nd Edition

Why spend time on coding problems that others have already solved when you could be making real progress on your Ruby project? This updated cookbook provides more than 350 recipes for solving common problems, on topics ranging from basic data structures, classes, and objects, to web development, distributed programming, and multithreading...
The Go Programming Language

The Go Programming Language

The Go Programming Language is the authoritative resource for any programmer who wants to learn Go. It shows how to write clear and idiomatic Go to solve real-world problems. The book does not assume prior knowledge of Go nor experience with any specific language, so you'll find it accessible whether you're most comfortable with JavaScrip...
Pro Couchbase Development

Pro Couchbase Development

Pro Couchbase Development: A NoSQL Platform for the Enterprise discusses programming for Couchbase using Java and scripting languages, querying and searching, handling migration, and integrating Couchbase with Hadoop, HDFS, and JSON. It also discusses migration from other NoSQL databases like MongoDB.This book is for big data developers w...
Rails 4 in Action

Rails 4 in Action

Rails is a full-stack, open source web framework powered by Ruby. Now in version 4, Rails is mature and powerful, and to use it effectively you need more than a few Google searches. You'll find no substitute for the guru's-eye-view of design, testing, deployment, and other real-world concerns that this book provides.Rails 4 in Action is a...
Neo4j Cookbook

Neo4j Cookbook

Neo4j is an open source graph database written in Java. Graph databases provide an excellent way to get richer insight into data and lower the bar for entry into the data science world. Starting with a practical and vital introduction to Neo4j and various aspects of Neo4j installation, you will learn how to connect and access Neo4j server...
Mastering Chef

Mastering Chef

Chef is a configuration management tool that turns IT infrastructure into code. Chef provides tools to manage systems at scale. This book will take you through the Chef code, tools, and components to manage your environments using the Chef server efficiently. The book starts with an introduction to the Chef ecosystem, taking you through t...
Bootstrap for Rails

Bootstrap for Rails

Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it's known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. Bootstrap is typically used in Rails applications to design websites and create themes because it comes loaded wit...
Redis Essentials

Redis Essentials

Redis is the most popular in-memory key-value data store. It's very lightweight and its data types give it an edge over the other competitors. If you need an in-memory database or a high-performance cache system that is simple to use and highly scalable, Redis is what you need.Redis Essentials is a fast-paced guide that teaches the fundam...
Flask Blueprints

Flask Blueprints

Flask is a small but powerful web development framework for Python. Though Flask is termed a micro-framework, it is no way lacking in functionality; there are many extensions available to Flask which helps it to function at the same level as other large frameworks such as Django and Ruby on Rails.This book will demonstrate how to develop ...
Amazon S3 Cookbook

Amazon S3 Cookbook

Amazon S3 is one of the most famous and trailblazing cloud object storage services, which is highly scalable, low-latency, and economical. Users only pay for what they use and can store and retrieve any amount of data at any time over the Internet, which attracts Hadoop users who run clusters on EC2.The book starts by showing you how to i...
Puppet 4 Essentials, 2nd Edition

Puppet 4 Essentials, 2nd Edition

Puppet is a configuration management tool that allows you to automate all your IT configurations, giving you control over what you do to each Puppet Agent in a network, and when and how you do it. In this age of digital delivery and ubiquitous Internet presence, it's becoming increasingly important to implement scalable and portable solut...
Learning Apache Thrift

Learning Apache Thrift

With modern software systems being increasingly complex, providing a scalable communication architecture for applications in different languages is tedious. The Apache Thrift framework is the solution to this problem! It helps build efficient and easy-to-maintain services and offers a plethora of options matching your application type by ...
Metaprogramming Ruby 2

Metaprogramming Ruby 2

Dig under the surface and explore Ruby's most advanced feature: a collection of techniques and tricks known as metaprogramming. In this book, you'll learn metaprogramming as an essential component of Ruby and discover the deep, non-obvious details of the language. Once you understand the tenets of Ruby, including the object model, scopes,...
Ruby Quick Syntax Reference

Ruby Quick Syntax Reference

Ruby Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed code and syntax reference to the Ruby scripting language. It presents the essential Ruby syntax in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons, or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a ...
Ruby Wizardry

Ruby Wizardry

The Ruby programming language is perfect for beginners: easy to learn, powerful, and fun to use! But wouldn't it be more fun if you were learning with the help of some wizards and dragons?Ruby Wizardry is a playful, illustrated tale that will teach you how to program in Ruby by taking you on a fantastical journey. As you follow the advent...
Shopify Application Development

Shopify Application Development

Shopify is an e-commerce website platform that allows merchants to create and run their own online store. The Shopify App Store is a collection of apps that extend the capabilities of online stores and is a perfect place to earn recurring revenue.Shopify Application Development will teach you to build Shopify apps using Ruby on Rails, dep...
The Rails 4 Way

The Rails 4 Way

Ruby on Rails 4 is leaner, tighter, and even more valuable to professional web developers. More than ever, it helps you focus on what matters most: delivering business value via clean and maintainable code.The Rails 4 Way is the only comprehensive, authoritative guide to delivering production-quality code with Rails 4. Kevin Faustino join...

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