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Practical Rails 3 with JQuery Projects by Josh Adams
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jQuery's popularity in the Ruby on Rails community is growing rapidly. You will see that jQuery, with its Unobtrusive nature, has developers thinking in ways that they haven't done before. jQuery is doing for the implementation of JavaScript what CSS did for the old school table layouts. Ruby on Rails, with its convention over configuration and full stack, makes it extremely simple (and secure) to get a professional web application up and running.
You will find this book the key to both technologies: Practical Rails with jQuery Projects unites Unobtrusive jQuery and the DRY RESTful Rails in order to make better, faster, lighter Rails applications with jQuery. Using 11 real world sample application projects, this book empowers today's Rails Web 2.0 developer with the latest and best that jQuery has to offer in terms of JavaScript and more. Projects include a Flickr gallery, RSS feed mashups, iTunes music download charting, your own iGoogle like custom home page, and more. What you'll learn * Maximize Rails by using jQuery. * Use jQuery's powerful UI facilities * Create super light and agile professional jQuery applications for mobile platforms. * Use JavaScript unobtrusively to still allow your application to be accessible by all. * Write imaging clients Who this book is for If you are working as web developer or you are currently working in the industry, and you want to increase your knowledge by learning through a project by project approach, you will this book extremely valuable. The book primarily targets members of the loyal Rails community due to their increasing interest in jQuery, and secondly members of the jQuery community who want to expand their knowledge on the server side of things. jQuery can be used to its full potential with Rails.
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September 14th, 2011
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United States
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