Rob Orsini is the author of the Rails Cookbook (O'Reilly). He's also the founder and CEO of Tuple Shop, Inc., a web software consulting company specializing in Rails and Python development. Previously, Rob was webmaster at Industrial Light & Magic (a Lucasfilm company), and software engineer at O'Reilly Media. Rob has been programming the web since the late nineties, and enjoys the leading edge of development with dynamic languages such as Ruby and Python. Additionally, Rob is a jazz musician, a builder, and a loving husband and father.
I bought a used copy of this book because I needed more references in my learning process. Since the book I got is from 2007, many things are outdated, but still it stands as a... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Héctor Palma Téllez
Mind the cover banner: "Covers Rails 1.2". Don't forget the publication date: December 17, 2008!
"Rails Recipes: Rails 3 Edition" might be a better choice. Read more
I just spent about 2+hr trying to figure out why one of the example recipes was giving me an error. Turns out the book covers Rails 1. Read morePublished on August 6, 2010 by Xoanon93
I used this book for a grad class project that had to do with building multimedia database system with Ruby on Rails framework. Read morePublished on February 24, 2008 by Siddhardha
The "Rails Cookbook" is a very useful book for the working programmer.
Programming is all about solving problems, and that is exactly what this book is about. Read more
Now that I've encountered a few recipies books, I have to admit I'm in love with the format. I proves very practical and much easier to use.Published on June 19, 2007 by Mr. Mario T. Lanza
Web programmers and practicing developers working with Rails will want this solution-oriented guide to building web 2. Read morePublished on May 7, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
I think it's safe to assume the following:
1) Ruby on Rails is hot.
2) Many of us are coming over from other languages (C++, C#, Java) and frameworks (. Read more