THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE

TO LEARNING RAILS 4
EASILY AND QUICKLY

Rails 4 Quickly is the best book for beginners to get up to speed in Rails. In twelve easy lessons, you will learn the basics in a step-by-step, practical hands-on approach to learning Rails Framework.

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What's in this book?

In twelve easy lessons Rails expert Bala Paranj will walk you thorugh a simple blog application to learn the essential concepts of Rails web application framework.

The book includes step-by-step instructions so that you can follow along, creating your own blog application as ou go.

Along the way, you'll find concepts explained in a simple, easy to understand manner. This book is based on feedback from live coaching of developers new to Rails.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1

Running the Server

Run your rails application on your machine.

2

Hello Rails

Create a home page for your web application.

3

Model

Learn the model part M of the MVC framework

4

Model View Controller

Learn how the View communicates with Controller

Learn how Controller interacts with the Model and how Controller picks the next View to show to the user.

5

View to Model

Learn how to get data from the user and save it in the database

6

Update Article

Learn how to update an existing record in the database

7

Show Article

Learn how to display a selected article in the article show page.

8

Delete Article

Learn how to delete a given article.

Learn how to use flash messages.

9

View Duplication

Learn how to eliminate duplication in views by using partials

10

Relationships

To learn relationships between models.

11

Delete Comment

Learn how to work with nested resources

12

Restricting Operations

To learn how to use simple HTTP authentication to restrict access to actions