Practical Rails Social Networking Sites by Alan BradburnePractical Rails Social Networking Sites by Alan Bradburne

Practical Rails Social Networking Sites

byAlan Bradburne

Paperback | June 27, 2007

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Practical Rails Social Networking Sitesshows you the complete development cycle of a social networking community web site. The project develops first as a simple content management system, after which authorAlan Bradburneprogressively adds features in order to build a full Web 2.0-enabled community-based social networking site using Ruby on Rails.

You will learn how to make the best use of the Ruby on Rails framework within a large project and how to implement and adapt features specific to a community. The book offers practical advice and tips for developing and testing, along with guidance on how to take your site live, as well as optimize and maintain it.

The book also explores how to integrate with other community sites such as Flickr and Google Maps, and how to make good use of Rails Ajax features. You will also learn how to optimize and adapt your site to work well on mobile browsers.

Alan Bradburne is the co-founder of IncrediblInc Ltd. (, a London-based Ruby on Rails development company specializing in developing community sites for both end-users and enterprise clients. Alan has over 10 years of experience in the web and mobile development industries, and has worked for Motorola, Nextel and Sun M...
Title:Practical Rails Social Networking SitesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:421 pages, 25.4 × 17.8 × 0.01 inPublished:June 27, 2007Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590598415

ISBN - 13:9781590598412

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