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Building a Complete Application

Abstract

Congratulations! We’ve completed our high-level tour of the basics of Rails applications. Over the course of the book so far you’ve learned how to use the following:
  • The Rails command line generators to create Rails projects as well as to build your models, controllers, and so on

  • ActiveRecord to connect your Rails application to your database

  • Rails migrations to define and build your database structure over time

  • ActiveRecord associations, named scopes, and custom methods to easily model complex relationships between your data structures

  • Embedded Ruby to insert dynamic content into HTML templates

  • Rails controllers to respond to your users’ requests, interact with your models, and select the appropriate view

  • The Rails routing system to build complex or friendly URL schemes for your application

  • Code generation capabilities such as plug-ins and scaffolding that are available to you to jumpstart your applications or quickly add complex features.

Keywords

User Model Home Page Dynamic Content Form Submission Complete Application 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Eldon Alameda 2008

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