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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Zero to Sixty: Introducing Rails

    1. Rails Strengths

    2. Putting Rails into Action

    3. Organization

    4. The Web Server

    5. Creating a Controller

    6. Building a View

    7. Tying the Controller to the View

    8. Under the Hood

    9. What's Next?

  2. Chapter 2 Active Record Basics

    1. Active Record Basics

    2. Introducing Photo Share

    3. Schema Migrations

    4. Basic Active Record Classes

    5. Attributes

    6. Complex Classes

    7. Behavior

    8. Moving Forward

  3. Chapter 3 Active Record Relationships

    1. belongs_to

    2. has_many

    3. has_one

    4. What You Haven't Seen

    5. Looking Ahead

  4. Chapter 4 Scaffolding

    1. Using the Scaffold Method

    2. Replacing Scaffolding

    3. Generating Scaffolding Code

    4. Moving Forward

  5. Chapter 5 Extending Views

    1. The Big Picture

    2. Seeing Real Photos

    3. View Templates

    4. Setting the Default Root

    5. Stylesheets

    6. Hierarchical Categories

    7. Styling the Slideshows

  6. Chapter 6 Ajax

    1. How Rails Implements Ajax

    2. Playing a Slideshow

    3. Using Drag-and-Drop to Reorder Slides

    4. Drag and Drop Everything (Almost Everything)

    5. Filtering by Category

  7. Chapter 7 Testing

    1. Background

    2. Ruby's Test::Unit

    3. Testing in Rails

    4. Wrapping Up

  1. Appendix A Installing Rails

    1. Windows

    2. OS X

    3. Linux

  2. Appendix B Quick Reference

    1. General

    2. Testing

    3. RJS (Ruby JavaScript)

    4. Active Record

    5. Controllers

    6. Views

    7. Ajax

    8. Configuring Your Application

  3. Colophon