© 2016

Rails 5 Revealed


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 1-5
  3. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 7-22
  4. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 23-33
  5. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 35-42
  6. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 43-59
  7. Alan Bradburne
    Pages 61-79
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 81-82

About this book


This short early adopter book details both how you'll upgrade existing web and other applications from Rails 4.2 to 5 and how to create new applications in Rails 5. It includes the new ActionCable for HTML5 web sockets; and faster web linking are covered.

What You'll Learn
  • What are the new changes to Rails 5 and how to upgrade from Rails 4.2 
  • How to use the new Ruby Persistence tool/framework, ActiveRecord 
  • How to handle test framework changes 
  • What are the latest Rails API and how to employ them
  • How to integrate with JavaScript and Turbolinks 3 
  • What is and how to use the new ActionCable 


Rails Rails 5 framework Ruby web development

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.ReadingUnited Kingdom

About the authors

Alan Bradburne is the co-founder of IncrediblInc Ltd. (IncrediblInc-dot-com), 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 Microsystems. Prior to founding IncrediblInc, he created, the world's first dedicated mobile photo blogging community. He also developed the social networking site He lives in Berkshire, England with his wife.

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