Introduction to Ruby on Rails


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Introduction to Ruby on Rails

  1. 1. Introduction to Ruby on Rails
  2. 2. Ruby General purpose object oriented language
  3. 3. Ruby Originated in Japan in mid 1990s
  4. 4. Ruby Based on Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp.
  5. 5. Ruby Offers automatic memory management.
  6. 6. Ruby Written in C.
  7. 7. Ruby on Rails Web application framework for Ruby programming language.
  8. 8. Ruby on Rails Open source framework.
  9. 9. Ruby on Rails Also known as "Rails" or "RoR"
  10. 10. Ruby on Rails Intended to be used with an Agile development methodology.
  11. 11. Ruby on Rails Used for short, client-driven projects
  12. 12. Ruby on Rails Was created in July 2004
  13. 13. Application Development Framework Pre-written code that becomes the foundation of the application.
  14. 14. Application Development Framework Instead of re-inventing the wheel, you borrow the pre-built components from the framework and build rest of the application on top of that.
  15. 15. Agile Software Development Software development road map that allows for rapid delivery of high-quality software.
  16. 16. Agile Software Development Also allows for rapid modification of the product with changing customers needs.
  17. 17. Application Building Tools In order to build a web application, you need:
  18. 18. Application Building Tools Simply a set of pre-written code.
  19. 19. Application Building Tools This code forms the foundation of the application.
  20. 20. Application Building Tools software that manages the data.
  21. 21. Application Building Tools Web application communicates with the database to retrieve and store data
  22. 22. Application Building Tools Software that runs your application.
  23. 23. Application Building Tools Listens to the requests from client browser's.
  24. 24. Application Building Tools Sends the web pages (both static and dynamic) back to the browser.
  25. 25. Application Building Tools Used to simplify access to the database
  26. 26. Application Building Tools Converts database records into objects
  27. 27. Application Building Tools Most web applications use object relation libraries these days
  28. 28. Component of Rails Rails offers all of this as built-in components.
  29. 29. Component of Rails Rails is not only an application framework, it also includes a database, a web server, and an object relational mapping library.
  30. 30. Component of Rails
  31. 31. Component of Rails Help you manage your web applications.
  32. 32. For free tutorials visit:
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